Gerald Posner

Gerald Posner was one of the youngest attorneys ever hired by the Wall Street law firm of Cravath, Swaine & Moore. He is the author of eleven books, including New York Times bestsellers, and one a finalist for the Pulitzer in History.  Posner has written dozens of articles for national magazines and papers and has been a regular contributor to NBC, the History Channel, CNN, FOX News, CBS, and MSNBC. He lives in Miami Beach with his wife, author Trisha Posner.

Books by this Author

A deeply reported, New York Times bestselling exposé of the money and the clerics-turned-financiers at the heart of the Vatican—the world’s biggest, most powerful religious institution—from an acclaimed journalist with “exhaustive research techniques” (The New York Times).

From a master chronicler of legal and financial misconduct, a magnificent investigation nine years in the making, God’s Bankers traces the political intrigue of the Catholic Church in “a meticulous...


My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. unless you are the lead dog, the view never changes

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. Spending a day doing nothing - free of deadlines - with Trisha, my wife.

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. interesting (not everything is that interesting, but I tend to use it in conversation as someone uses "yes, continue"

Q. What 3 personal qualities are most important to you?

A. kindness. sense of humor. honesty.

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. I admire a lot of people, but there's not one at the top of the list.....if you ask for a group nomination it's Doctors without Borders


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