Stuart P. Slotnick, managing shareholder of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney's New York office and vice chair of the firm's Business Litigation and Trial Practice group, was quoted in an August 21, 2010, article published by The Oregonian. The article, titled "Divorce case casts shadow on inquiry into Kyron Horman disappearance," reported the divorce case between Kaine Horman and Terri Moulton Horman — the father and stepmother of missing 7-year-old Oregon boy, Kyron Horman.

As noted in the article, "Law enforcement officials have refused to publicly discuss the focus of their 11-week investigation into the disappearance of Kyron Horman, but that hasn't kept explosive details from dribbling out in the father's divorce filings and in regular news conferences called by the missing boy's parents. … Several criminal defense attorneys say it suggests an orchestrated attempt by law enforcement to steer the investigation and could hamper the fairness of any future trial. Other legal experts say there's no Oregon law or ethics rule that prevents it from occurring.

Slotnick weighed in on the case saying usually law enforcement closely restricts the flow of information in an ongoing investigation so it doesn't hamper the inquiry.

"If they have evidence the stepmother was responsible for the disappearance, then they need to make an arrest," Slotnick said. "I would say a public relations campaign against a potential target is inappropriate, and likely counterproductive if in fact this is being orchestrated by the prosecution. If this is in fact happening, to overbear someone with bad press, it's not a conventional strategy."