The L.A. Lawman Gunning For Dow Corning

Ira Reiner isn't really the Hollywood type, though one day he did do lunch with L. A. Law co-creator Terry Louise Fisher. But from his perch as county prosecutor, the 56-year-old Los Angeles County District Attorney has gained his own national reputation for taking on corporate powerhouses, often moving in ahead of the federal government. In December, his troops won the first conviction of former Lincoln Savings & Loan head Charles H. Keating Jr. for fraudulently selling millions of dollars in worthless junk bonds.

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