Atty's $12M Contract Claim Against Labaton Kept Alive

Law360, New York (January 12, 2010, 2:05 PM EST) -- A New York state judge has refused to dismiss a contract claim in a case brought against Labaton Sucharow LLP by a former associate who alleges the firm owes him roughly $12 million for bringing on New Mexico's pension funds and others as clients in securities and antitrust class actions.

In a written order dated Jan. 4, Judge Barbara R. Kapnick of the Supreme Court of the State of New York for New York County refused to throw out the breach of contract claim levied against...
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