TD Bank Drops Greenberg Traurig After Rothstein Trial Gaffe

Law360, New York (April 26, 2012, 2:30 PM EDT) -- TD Bank NA, which was hit with a $67 million jury verdict earlier this year in Florida on claims it aided Scott Rothstein's $1.2 billion Ponzi scheme, admitted Tuesday to making false statements about evidence during the trial and dropped Greenberg Traurig LLP as its counsel.

The bank retracted statements that a Greenberg attorney, Donna Evans, made at trial Jan. 13 about the existence of a bank document called “standard investigative protocol,” according to a court filing in Florida federal court. Evans falsely told the plaintiff, Coquina...
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