The Spy Who Came In From The Cold
BY JOHN PARKYN
Today, Lynne Larkin fights for her clients in a Vero court. But not long ago, she battled a more lethal foe on dark streets behind the Iron Curtain.
There are more than 150 lawyers in Vero Beach, but few have led a life as enthralling as a tall, blonde attorney named Lynne Larkin. Larkin specializes in litigation involving zoning and development issues, but the case she remembers best is her first one, when she wasn’t a lawyer at all. This was in 1993, when a number of women working for the Central Intelligence Agency charged that the CIA was discriminating against its female employees.
For 10 years Larkin herself had been a CIA officer responsible for recruiting and briefing spies and says she faced a few gender problems of her own.
Read the entire article in the November 1998 issue
This article appears in the November 1998 issue of Vero Beach Magazine
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PS THIS ARTICLE WAS ORIGINALLY WRITTEN BY BRUCE SCHOENFELD. 💕