Dedication To Detail Defines A Career

Randolph Thrower's unwavering thoroughness is a hallmark of his career, from Sutherland to the IRS

, Daily Report


At 95, Randolph W. Thrower has seen his share of the foibles and failings of humankind. In nearly seven decades spent practicing law, he's gone head-to-head with a U.S. president-and lost his job in the process; resisted political pressure to place a man later jailed for his part in the Watergate break-in into a top government post; rooted out Communist sympathizers for the FBI and seen a defendant he represented in a capital case put to death for a crime he may not have committed.

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