A brother-in-regulation of Gov. Gavin Newsom was arrested on domestic violence allegations in Ross, police claimed.
Joshua Irwin Schiller, 40, was booked into the Marin County Jail and introduced pending even more overview by the district attorney’s office environment.
Ross law enforcement went to Schiller’s dwelling at about 11 p.m. Wednesday to look into a disturbance. “The target had noticeable accidents that have been slight in nature and did not need immediate professional medical treatment method,” the law enforcement department claimed in a transient assertion.
The arrest attracted fascination in the enterprise and lawful media mainly because of Schiller’s connections. His spouse is a sister of Newsom’s spouse, and he is a partner in the nationally identified regulation business of Boies Schiller Flexner, Bloomberg Law claimed. His father is business co-founder Jonathan Schiller, according to Bloomberg.
Schiller’s attorney, Douglas Horngrad, said he expects the scenario to be dropped.
“This was a misunderstanding and both of those Mr. and Mrs. Schiller have designed apparent to me that he did not physically damage her,” Horngrad stated. “There was no occasion of domestic violence.”
Horngrad’s business also launched a assertion by the pair: “This is a non-public subject between us. We really like and respect each other. We are associates and will shift outside of this with each other.”
The American Lawyer, an marketplace publication, claimed a assertion by Schiller’s firm.
“The agency has been created informed of modern gatherings associated to our husband or wife, Josh Schiller,” the statement mentioned. “While we have been informed by him and his wife that this was a misunderstanding, the firm will be conducting its very own evaluation to better understand what transpired. Though that overview is ongoing, Josh has requested for a depart of absence to target on his household, and we have agreed to give him this time.”