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Power Lawyers 2011

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    Litigation
    Russell Frackman
    Russell Frackman
    Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp

    Now in his 41st year working at the same firm, the copyright litigator recently repped record labels in suits against user-generated content site Vimeo and music streaming site BlueBeat, and he submitted a key brief backing Viacom in its appeal of the $1 billion YouTube case. "It's important at this stage of my career to work on cutting-edge matters," he says of being picky about what he takes on.

    WEEKEND ESCAPE "I go to baseball games as much as I can," says the Brooklyn native, who fondly recalls the day he bumped into Joe DiMaggio at a restaurant. "I'll try to make it a Yankees game, Dodgers if I have to."

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