Meet Mel Gibson's Superstar Lawyer

What Lies Ahead For Mel

Gibson was charged with misdemeanor drunken driving and an open container. He's also facing accusations of anti-Semitic remarks in the public relations nightmare that followed his arrest, despite his multiple apologies.

In the hours before the incident, Gibson was pictured partying at Moon Shadows restaurant in Malibu, where he chatted with patrons and took pictures with female fans, arms around them and smiling.

At one point, Gibson put his head in his hands and said, "I am drunk," Moonshadows customer Kimberly Lesak told In Touch Weekly magazine.

Berk has done well for her celebrity clients in previous drunken driving cases. A no contest plea for Queen Latifah in 2003 led to a reported $300 fine and alcohol education program. Berry reportedly got 200 hours of community service and a $23,000 fine after pleading no contest to a hit-and-run misdemeanor in 2000.

"When something like this arises in someone's life it's not a very pleasant experience," Sahu said.

Gibson's arraignment in his drunken driving case is scheduled to take place September 28 in Malibu Superior Court in California.

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