Brad Meltzer Brad Meltzer was raised in Brooklyn and Miami and graduated from the University of Michigan and Columbia Law School. His first published title was called "The Tenth Justice" and went straight to the new York Times Bestsellers List, also earning Meltzer credit from Columbia. After that came "Dead Even," which also landed on the Bestsellers List, "First Counsel" and "The Millionaires." Meltzer's work has appeared in USA Weekend, London's Sunday Times and Details Magazine. He has written speeches for former President Clinton's National Service Program and played himself as an extra in Woody Allen's film, "Celebrity." He has also been featured on the Today Show as well as in Time, USA Today, Vanity Fair and Entertainment Weekly, among others.