Plaintiff in Chief
Bernard and Irene Schwartz Distinguished Speakers Series
James D. Zirin, Ken Auletta (moderator)
Thu, January 16th, 2020 | 6:30 pm
(Members $24)


Reverence for the law has been a cornerstone of democracy since our nation’s founding. Distinguished attorney and author James D. Zirin discusses his new book, in which he examines President Donald J. Trump's decades-long relationship with the legal system.

James D. Zirin, a former assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, is the author of Plaintiff in Chief: A Portrait of Donald Trump in 3,500 Lawsuits. Ken Auletta (moderator), an author and journalist, writes the “Annals of Communications” columns and profiles for the New Yorker.


The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024


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