Ex-Rheingold Valet Partner Can Solicit Clients: Judge

Law360, New York (July 18, 2011, 5:29 PM EDT) -- Rheingold Valet Rheingold & McCartney LLP on Monday lost its bid in New York state court for an order barring mass tort attorney and former partner Hunter Shkolnik from soliciting its clients following his move to Napoli Bern Ripka LLP, the lawyer said.

Rheingold Valet, formerly called Rheingold Valet Rheingold Shkolnik & McCartney LLP, filed a petition seeking to block Shkolnik, a former name partner who has represented plaintiffs in high profile matters against companies like Toyota Motor Corp. and Merck & Co., from reaching out...
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