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Scott Turow

Attorney & Author

Scott Turow is a writer and attorney. He is the author of ten best-selling works of fiction, including his first novel, Presumed Innocent (1987), and the sequel, Innocent, published by Grand Central Publishing in 2010. His newest novel, Identical, was published by Grand Central Publishing in 2013. He has also written two non-fiction books about his experiences in the law. Turow has been a partner in the Chicago office of Dentons (formerly Sonnenschein, Nath & Rosenthal), an international law firm, since 1986, concentrating on white collar criminal defense, while also devoting a substantial part of his time to pro bono matters. From 2010 to 2014, he was president of the Authors Guild, the nation’s largest membership organization of professional writers. He is an emeritus trustee of Amherst College.