Trial Ace: Paul Weiss' Beth Wilkinson

Law360, New York (September 15, 2015, 7:29 PM EDT) -- Playing a lead role in the prosecution of one of the highest-profile domestic terrorism cases of the 1990s and securing the death penalty for Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh taught Beth A. Wilkinson of Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP the skills she would later use to deliver major victories for large tobacco and pharmaceutical companies.

The lead prosecutor in the trials against McVeigh, Joseph Hartzler, stressed the importance of only showing the jury the most important evidence and trying a narrowly focused case, according...
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