Dan Webb Quoted Regarding Defense of Illinois Power Broker

Winston & Strawn chairman Dan Webb was quoted in a story released November 14, 2008 by the Associated Press regarding his defense of Illinois power broker, William Cellini. The story discusses a case accusing Mr. Cellini of engaging in a plot to pressure a firm seeking to do business with the state for a $1.5 million campaign contribution to Governor Rod Blagojevich.

Mr. Webb, a nationally recognized white-collar criminal attorney, told reporters "He [Cellini] pleads not guilty to each and every charge in the indictment."

According to the article, U.S. District Judge James B. Zagel set December 4, 2008 for a status hearing in the case.