The Lincoln Lawyer Teaser November 20, 2010 Yahoo Movies has debuted the first trailer for The Lincoln Lawyer. Matthew McConaughey stars as Mickey Haller, a Los Angeles criminal defense attorney who operates out of the back of his Lincoln town car. Haller has spent most of his career defending garden-variety criminals, until he lands the case of his career: defending Louis Roulet, a Beverly Hills playboy accused of rape and attempted murder. But the seemingly straightforward case suddenly develops into a deadly game of survival for Haller. Based on the novel by Michael Connelly, the movie also stars Ryan Phillippe, John Leguizamo, William H. Macy, Marisa Tomei and Michael Peña.