Major Lindsey Drops RICO Suit Against Recruiter

Law360, New York (September 9, 2010, 1:30 PM EDT) -- Legal recruiting firm Major Lindsey & Africa LLC has dropped a racketeering, breach of contract and trade secrets suit alleging that a former managing director gave job placement information to rivals, on the heels of a judge's ruling that the suit may have been “trumped up” to obtain federal jurisdiction.

In a notice of dismissal filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Major Lindsey said that it was withdrawing its claims against Sharon Mahn without prejudice to reasserting them...
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