Randall Jackson Featured on For the Defense Podcast
Randall Jackson, partner in Wachtell Lipton’s Litigation Department, recently appeared on the For the Defense podcast hosted by renowned Federal criminal defense attorney David Oscar Markus.
The interview centered around Jackson’s notable defense victory alongside Michael Schachter (Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP), representing their client Tom Barrack, the founder of global investment firm Colony Capital.
The high-stakes seven-week jury trial involved charges of illegal foreign lobbying, obstruction of justice, and other allegations against Barrack. In a significant outcome, the jury delivered a full acquittal, finding Barrack not guilty on all charges.
During the episode, Randall shares valuable insights into the crucial aspects of trial preparation, including the importance of strategic messaging and jury selection. He also provides captivating anecdotes from his cross-examination of former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, emphasizing the need for presenting a complete and accurate truth to jurors, regardless of the challenges faced during trial.