Kasowitz Ducks Negligence Suit Over SOX Whistleblower Claim

Law360, New York (February 8, 2012, 9:07 PM EST) -- A New York state appeals court on Tuesday upheld the dismissal of a suit against Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP brought by a client who said the firm and others negligently failed to file a whistleblower action against his former employer before the statute of limitations expired.

Plaintiff Tariq Hassan claimed that thanks to the actions of Kasowitz attorney Eric Wallach and the other defendants — John Singer and the firm of Singer Deutch LLP, Liddle & Robinson LLP, and Liddle attorney Mark Susswein —...
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