Greenspan on Greenspan

Few love a spokesman for the despised and the damned. The only time that people appreciate the importance of a criminal lawyer is when they are in trouble. To be an effective criminal defence counsel, a lawyer must be prepared to be demanding, outrageous, irreverent, blasphemous at times, a renegade, a maverick, and an isolated and lonely person (emphasis added).

—Eddie Greenspan on himself, as referenced in “Top criminal lawyer Edward Greenspan dies at age 70” by Sean Fine