Alec Baldwin Hires Los Angeles Attorney for ‘Rust’ Civil Suits

Alec Baldwin has engaged the services of former L.A. assistant district attorney Aaron S. Dyer of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman for civil suits related to the “Rust” shooting, Variety has confirmed. Dyer will represent Baldwin, Rust Movie Productions and other production companies involved in the film.

Baldwin, who was both starring in and serving as producer on the independent Western movie “Rust,” fatally shot cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on Oct. 21 near Santa Fe, N.M., after being told a prop gun was safe. The gun contained at least one live round, which killed Hutchins and injured director Joel Souza.

Two lawsuits have been filed so far — one by script

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