Atherton had managed to beat the rap, avoiding embarrassing notoriety, but he had despised David Dean from that day forward.
Your buddy Vinnie's lawyered-up with your girlfriend's partner, Arthur Atherton.
Dean grabbed his coat, glad to be doing something that took his mind off Vinnie Baratto, Arthur Atherton and the fact he and Cynthia Byrne were items of interest to some very nasty people.
As the congregation filed out the door, Dean was surprised to see attorney Arthur Atherton, Ethel Rosewater's partner and Vinnie Baratto's lawyer, rise from two rows in front of him.
Dean cornered Atherton near the entrance.