Blagojevich hires legendary Chicago defense attorney

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Ed Genson defended R. Kelly and Conrad Black, not to mention countless mobsters and disgraced pols.Illinois Governor Rod Blogojevich has retained Chicago's best-known defense lawyer, Ed Genson. He has a career going back three decades that is studded with interactions of some of the city's most colorful characters. Chicago journalist Steve Rhodes profiled Genson for Chicago magazine.