Alan Dershowitz, Born on the 1st of September, 1938, the 82-year-old lawyer is best known for his U.S. constitutional law and American criminal law and is a notable advocate of civil liberties.
From 1964 to 2013, the American lawyer taught at Harvard Law school.
He is also a prominent voice on the Arab–Israeli conflict. He has written several books on the subject, such as “The Case for Israel” in 2003. He has also written books on various subjects such as “The Case Against the Democratic House Impeaching Trump” in 2018, “Chutzpah” in 1991, “The best defense” in 1982, “Letters to a young lawyer” in 2001, and many more.
The lawyer is popular for taking high clients, often supporting unpopular causes. But on the contrary, Alan Dershowitz has won 13 out of 15 murder and attempted murder cases as a criminal appellate lawyer.
Some of his celebrity clients include Mike Tyson, Leona Helmsley, Patty Hearst, Jim Bakker, etc.
Alan Dershowitz was also a member of the defense team for Harvey Weinstein 2018 and most recently for the impeachment trial of Donald Trump in 2020.
But in recent history, the lawyer has been back and forth in his support to the United States’ ex-President.
Alan Dershowitz Net Worth is estimated at $25 million
Working as a High-class lawyer and Harvard professor which helped Alan build up his net worth as it stands tall at $25 million.
Alan Dershowitz’s investments are currently unknown, but it is said that he and his wife Carolyn Cohen own houses in Miami, Martha’s Vineyard, and New York City. They sold their Cambridge home for $4 million in 2012.
Even as a successful lawyer, he has an acting career, working as Erik in Tawny’s Lawyer for $5,660.
The records of 2017 of his annual salary say that he earned $60,000 as a Harvard professor and $10,000 as a high profile criminal lawyer.
Was Accused of Rape
Ghislaine Maxwell claims that Epstein sex trafficked her to lawyer and Harvard law professor emeritus Alan Dershowitz at least six times, the earliest time when she was aged 16.
Ghislaine’s father was working with Epstein, and after his death, it was carried out by Ghislaine Maxwell herself, according to the internet. Alan Dershowitz defended Epstein against Maxwell’s allegations of sexual assault on her. She later claims that Alan was also in with it.
“She claimed to have sex with me on six or seven occasions,” writes Dershowitz in the Spectator, “although she had previously admitted in her own words that she never met me or even heard of me.”
Alan Dershowitz’s book Guilt by Accusation is about the whole event and the truth about the false accusations against him.