Trial Ace: Jackson Walker's Chip Babcock

By Eric Kroh (August 19, 2015, 6:42 PM EDT) -- When Jackson Walker LLP's Charles L. "Chip" Babcock is asked to recall a meaningful moment in his career as a trial lawyer, what comes to mind is not defending prominent clients such as Oprah Winfrey and Warren Buffet or notching precedent-setting First Amendment wins for print and broadcast journalists.

Instead, the Law360 Trial Ace is drawn back to a pro bono case he took on for a community legal services agency that did not generate the notoriety or impact on the law he is known for. A woman came in and said her estranged husband had kidnapped her children and had...

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