During the Boston priests scandals, Eric Macleish was one of its most public faces. He deposed Cardinal Law; represented the victims of the notorious Paul Shanley and hundreds of other victims as well.
Now he has revealed that he was sexually molested as a child and has been suffering post traumatic stress disorder as a result. Lawyer Who Pursued Archdiocese Says He Was Abused
BOSTON (AP) The lawyer whose pursuit of the Archdiocese of Boston helped lead to an $85 million settlement and Cardinal Bernard Law's resignation says he was abused as a youngster.
Eric MacLeish says he suffered post-traumatic stress brought on by years of dealing with the stories of others who were sexually abused.
Read more here:http://wbztv.com/local/eric.MacLeish.priest.2.1640329.html
Here's a lengthy profile in the Boston Globe:http://www.boston.com/news/local/massachusetts/articles/2010/04/18/the_hole_in_the_heart_of_a_star/