Chicago Lawyer's 2012 Person of the Year: Robert A. Clifford

To understand a little more about Bob Clifford, a good place to start comes at the end of one of his earliest high-stakes cases.In 1995, Clifford represented Rachel Barton, a violin prodigy who lost her left leg and almost the other after her violin case got caught in the closing doors of a Metra train as it left the station.The lawsuit went to trial and Clifford's standard closing argument involves an …

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