The CIA's Lawyer - Legally Speaking

1/12/2015; 57 minutes

Over the 67-year history of the CIA, no agency staff attorney has ever wielded more influence or power than John Rizzo. A self-described "company man," Rizzo joined the Central Intelligence Agency back in 1976 and over the next three-and-a-half decades helped guide the agency through a host of controversies and scandals—from Iran-Contra to the extraordinary rendition of suspected terrorists. Earlier this year, after the publication of his fascinating memoir ("Company Man: Thirty Years of Controversy and Crisis in the CIA)", Rizzo spoke with California Lawyer Contributing Editor Martin Lasden. (#28960)

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