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Variety reports:

Alec Baldwin has engaged the services of former L.A. assistant district attorney Aaron S. Dyer of Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman for civil suits related to the “Rust” shooting, Variety has confirmed. Dyer will represent Baldwin, Rust Movie Productions and other production companies involved in the film.

Dyer previously defended “Girls Gone Wild” creator Joe Francis, who had been charged with racketeering and child pornography, as well as astronaut Buzz Aldrin, who punched a conspiracy theorist who insisted the moon landing was fake. Aldrin was not charged. There has been no indication that Baldwin would face criminal charges.

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