2nd Circ. Picks Lankler Atty To Rep Rakoff In SEC-Citi Case

Law360, New York (March 16, 2012, 9:27 PM EDT) -- The Second Circuit on Friday appointed a Lankler Siffert & Wohl LLP attorney to represent U.S. District Judge Jed S. Rakoff in the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Citigroup Inc.’s appeal of his decision to reject their $285 million mortgage-backed securities settlement.

John “Rusty” Wing of New York-based Lankler will represent Judge Rakoff and argue in support of his decision to shoot down the deal on the grounds that it did not establish the defendant’s liability in the case.

The deal would have resolved the...
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