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Toobin's background as a working attorney provided him with a solid foundation on the way to becoming one of the most recognized legal journalists in the United States. He received a B.A. from Harvard College before graduating magna cum laude from Harvard Law School, where he was in editor of the "Harvard Law Review." He served as an Assistant United States Attorney in Brooklyn, New York, as well as an associate counsel in the Office of Independent Counsel Lawrence E. Walsh. He has been a staff writer at "The New Yorker" since 1993, and is the senior legal analyst for CNN. In 2000, he received an Emmy Award for his coverage of the Elian Gonzalez case.