Jeffrey Toobin

American lawyer and author

Jeffrey Ross Toobin[1] (/ˈtbɪn/; born May 21, 1960) is an American lawyer, blogger, author and was a legal analyst for CNN and The New Yorker until 2020. He was suspended from CNN and fired from the New Yorker after masturbating on camera during an official video call.

Jeffrey Toobin
Toobin in 2017
Jeffrey Ross Toobin

(1960-05-21) May 21, 1960 (age 64)
EducationHarvard University (BA, JD)
Occupation(s)Legal analyst, commentator
Notable credit(s)The New Yorker (1993–2020)
CNN Senior Legal Analyst (2002–)
Amy Bennett McIntosh
(m. 1986)
WebsiteOfficial website

He was an associate counsel in the Department of Justice, and moved from government into writing during the 1990s.

Toobin has written several books, including an account of the O. J. Simpson murder case. That book was adapted as a TV series, The People v. O. J. Simpson: American Crime Story, which aired in 2016 as the first season of FX American Crime Story; it won nine Emmy Awards.[2]


  1. "J.R. Toobin Weds Amy B. McIntosh". The New York Times. June 1, 1986. Retrieved July 11, 2008.
  2. "The People vs O.J.Simpson Emmy Awards". December 10, 2016. Retrieved October 6, 2019.