Former Proskauer Atty Disqualified From $15M Case

Law360, New York (February 14, 2011, 2:05 PM EST) -- A New York judge has disqualified a real estate broker’s expert witness — the former chairman of Proskauer Rose LLP’s real estate practice — from a $15 million dispute over a brokerage agreement between the broker and Tishman Speyer Properties LP.

Judge Shirley Werner Kornreich of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County, disqualified Lawrence J. Lipson on Thursday because he’d done work in the mid-1980s for the defendant in the case, Tishman Speyer, including the lease and brokerage agreements at...
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