Former Biglaw Partner Accused of Child Porn Distribution
Edward De Sear, a former partner at several top law firms is facing a charge of child pornography distribution. A graduate of Columbia and UVA Law, Edward is now one of the nation's leading capital-markets lawyers. He has been a partner at Allen & Overy, Bingham McCutchen, McKee Nelson, Orrick, and Milbank Tweed. The charges against De Sear came as a shock to fellow New York lawyers and to neighbors of his in Saddle River, New Jersey.