Judge Won't Rethink Docs Decision In $134M Md. Land Deal

Law360, New York (October 19, 2012, 4:31 PM EDT) -- A Maryland federal judge on Thursday affirmed her July order denying a motion by U.S. Home Corp. to claw back from a property investor documents in a $134 million Maryland land dispute, citing inadequate efforts by its counsel to secure the builder's attorney-client privilege.

U.S. District Judge Deborah K. Chasanow said Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice PLLC, counsel for U.S. Home, had not made any persuasive new arguments in its motion to reconsider the July order, which granted defendant iStar Financial Inc. and other co-defendants access...
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