Criticism rises over David Boies' role in Weinstein's 'army of spies'

Boies is facing a backlash over his work for Harvey Weinstein, including questions about potential conflicts

Criticism has been escalating today (7 November) against star litigator David Boies after The New Yorker reported that the Boies Schiller Flexner chairman, a longtime legal adviser to Harvey Weinstein, contracted with a controversial agency linked with former Israeli Mossad agents to derail the publication of a New York Times article about Weinstein’s alleged predatory conduct with women.

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