Edwards Wildman In-House Affair Suit Sent To Arbitration

Law360, Wilmington (March 16, 2012, 3:20 PM EDT) -- A Delaware judge ruled Friday that a former partner at Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP who alleges he was forced out of the firm and denied compensation due to a romantic affair between his wife and the firm's managing partner must take his claims to arbitration.

In January, Lawrence Cohen sued the firm and managing partner Walter G.D. Reed in Delaware Chancery Court, claiming he was increasingly marginalized at the firm and left with no choice but to resign as Reed pursued an affair with Cohen’s wife,...
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