A Privacy Atty, Turned Photographer On 9/11, Pays It Forward

By Allison Grande (September 12, 2022, 9:36 PM EDT) — On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, Bradley Shear was on the roof of his Lower Manhattan apartment building when he watched a plane hit the South Tower of the World Trade Center. 

“I’m thinking to myself, this doesn’t look good. But in New York, there’s always a solution,” the attorney recently told Law360. “Like most New Yorkers, I’m trying to think positive and just deal with what’s going on.”

So Shear ran to his 17th-floor apartment at 41 River Terrace and grabbed his camera. From his balcony, he started taking pictures.

The North Tower of the World Trade Center during…

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