Feds Fire Back At Indicted Atty's Bid To Toss RICO Claims

Law360, New York (March 28, 2012, 6:16 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors on Tuesday knocked a bid to dismiss Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations Act claims from a suit claiming an attorney was involved in a scheme to bribe a Texas state judge, challenging his assertions that the government had failed to adequately plead its case.

Texas-based personal injury lawyer Marc Rosenthal of Rosenthal & Watson PC had argued that federal prosecutors had insufficiently pled violations of state bribery law and honest services fraud by failing to provide enough evidence of his direct involvement.

Rosenthal was...
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