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David Boies (born March 11, 1941) is an American lawyer and chairman of the law firm Boies, Schiller & Flexner.wikipedia
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United States v. Microsoft Corp.

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Boies rose to national prominence for three major cases: leading the U.S. federal government's successful prosecution of Microsoft in United States v. Microsoft Corp., his representation of Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore in Bush v. Gore, and for successful representing of the plaintiff in Hollingsworth v. Perry, which invalidated California Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage.
The DOJ was initially represented by David Boies.

Bush v. Gore

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Boies rose to national prominence for three major cases: leading the U.S. federal government's successful prosecution of Microsoft in United States v. Microsoft Corp., his representation of Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore in Bush v. Gore, and for successful representing of the plaintiff in Hollingsworth v. Perry, which invalidated California Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage.
New York lawyer David Boies argued for Gore.

University of Redlands

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Boies attended the University of Redlands from 1960–62, received a B.S. degree from Northwestern University in 1964, a J.D. degree magna cum laude from Yale Law School in 1966 and an LL.M. degree from New York University School of Law 1967; he was awarded an honorary LL.D. from the University of Redlands in 2000.

Hollingsworth v. Perry

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Boies rose to national prominence for three major cases: leading the U.S. federal government's successful prosecution of Microsoft in United States v. Microsoft Corp., his representation of Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore in Bush v. Gore, and for successful representing of the plaintiff in Hollingsworth v. Perry, which invalidated California Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage.
The couples' legal team was led by David Boies and former U.S. Solicitor General Theodore Olson, who had previously opposed each other in Bush v. Gore (Boies representing Al Gore and Olson representing George W. Bush), the case that effectively decided the 2000 presidential election.

Bill Gates

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He argued with examiner David Boies over the contextual meaning of words such as "compete", "concerned", and "we".

Theranos

Boies has defended numerous other high-profile clients in the United States, including Theranos, tobacco companies, and Harvey Weinstein.

Sycamore, Illinois

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Boies was born in Sycamore, Illinois, to two teachers, and raised in a farming community.

Westmoreland v. CBS

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CBS's defense was led by David Boies of the firm Cravath, Swaine & Moore.

Boies Schiller Flexner LLP

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David Boies (born March 11, 1941) is an American lawyer and chairman of the law firm Boies, Schiller & Flexner.
The firm was founded by David Boies and Jonathan D. Schiller in 1997, and in 1999, the founders were joined by Donald L. Flexner, former partner with Crowell & Moring, forming Boies, Schiller & Flexner.

2011 NBA lockout

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Attorney David Boies, who represented the NFL owners in their 2011 lockout, agreed to represent the players and join Keesler, who also represented the players in the NFL lockout.

Sicko

According to an anonymous source reported by Reuters, Moore has not been served; rather, the government contacted his attorney, David Boies, to discuss the logistics of serving a subpoena.

Jamie McCourt

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Jamie McCourt was represented in the divorce by trial lawyer David Boies.

Courting Justice

Courting Justice: From NY Yankees v. Major League Baseball to Bush v. Gore, 1997-2000 is a non-fiction book by David Boies, published in 2004 by Miramax Books.

Mary Boies

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She is married to attorney David Boies and they have two grown children.

Democratic Party (United States)

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Boies rose to national prominence for three major cases: leading the U.S. federal government's successful prosecution of Microsoft in United States v. Microsoft Corp., his representation of Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore in Bush v. Gore, and for successful representing of the plaintiff in Hollingsworth v. Perry, which invalidated California Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage.

Al Gore

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Boies rose to national prominence for three major cases: leading the U.S. federal government's successful prosecution of Microsoft in United States v. Microsoft Corp., his representation of Democratic presidential candidate Al Gore in Bush v. Gore, and for successful representing of the plaintiff in Hollingsworth v. Perry, which invalidated California Proposition 8 banning same-sex marriage.

United States

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Boies has defended numerous other high-profile clients in the United States, including Theranos, tobacco companies, and Harvey Weinstein.

Harvey Weinstein

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Boies has defended numerous other high-profile clients in the United States, including Theranos, tobacco companies, and Harvey Weinstein.

Malcolm Gladwell

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Journalist Malcolm Gladwell has described the unique processes of reading and learning Boies experienced due to his dyslexia.

Fullerton, California

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Boies graduated from Fullerton Union High School in Fullerton, California.

Northwestern University

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Boies attended the University of Redlands from 1960–62, received a B.S. degree from Northwestern University in 1964, a J.D. degree magna cum laude from Yale Law School in 1966 and an LL.M. degree from New York University School of Law 1967; he was awarded an honorary LL.D. from the University of Redlands in 2000.

Juris Doctor

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Boies attended the University of Redlands from 1960–62, received a B.S. degree from Northwestern University in 1964, a J.D. degree magna cum laude from Yale Law School in 1966 and an LL.M. degree from New York University School of Law 1967; he was awarded an honorary LL.D. from the University of Redlands in 2000.