HOWARD WEITZMAN, 70

FIRM: Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump & Aldisert LLP

Law School: USC

Selected Clients: Michael Jackson estate, Sharon Osbourne, Ivan Reitman, Rande Gerber.

Years in Practice: 44

Most Challenging Matters: John DeLorean trial; estate of Michael Jackson.

Highlight From Past Year: Creating huge value for the Michael Jackson estate.

Longest Workday: Trial days, which are 16- to 18-hour workdays.

How My Practice Is Changing: More alternative dispute resolution and less legitimate court trials.

If I Weren’t an Attorney: I would continue my “acting” career. (He has appeared briefly in movies including “Thank You for Smoking” and “Corky Romano.”)

My Colleagues Don’t Know: That I have an acting career outside of the courtroom.

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