Kasowitz Says Contract Bars Boastful Atty’s $78M Suit

Law360, San Diego (October 7, 2011, 4:32 PM EDT) -- Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP on Thursday pressed a New York court to dismiss a nearly $78 million suit by an associate who was fired after bragging about his “superior legal mind,” alleging that he signed a separation agreement releasing the firm from the claims he now asserts against it.

In its memorandum in support of throwing out Gregory Berry’s suit, the law firm argued that the plaintiff ratified the agreement by accepting all of the monetary and other benefits provided by the deal and...
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