Q: What is the most challenging case you've worked on, and why?
A: The defense of former U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Alphonso Jackson was the most challenging case I’ve worked on because there were widespread media reports giving slanted, incorrect versions of the facts.
Despite those misleading accounts, the Department of Justice ended its lengthy investigation in May 2010 without bringing any charges. Jackson, who was a significant national figure, was still working at the White House under the Bush administration when allegations of favoritism surfaced and were publicized. We had to balance every decision we made.
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