Howard Weitzman, Power Attorney for Michael Jackson, Marlon Brando and Other Stars, Dies at 81

Howard Weitzman, a longtime Hollywood power attorney and partner with Kinsella Weitzman Iser Kump & Aldisert law firm who represented top celebrities from Marlon Brando to Michael Jackson to John DeLorean, has died at age 81, Variety has confirmed. A statement from the family is expected on Thursday.

Once one of the most prominent lawyers in the country, Weitzman represented Jackson during his headline-making battles against child molestation allegation from a 13-year-old boy in the early 1990s to mid 1990s. Weitzman also gained fame as the first attorney to represent O.J. Simpson in June 1994 when the former football great was investigated and arrested on suspicion of the double

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