Lowenstein Atty Booted From $10M Securities Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (November 27, 2012, 8:50 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Monday disqualified a Lowenstein Sandler PC attorney from representing the plaintiff in a $10 million fraud suit against her son-in-law because the lawyer previously had represented him in a criminal securities investigation by the National Association of Securities Dealers.

U.S. District Judge Arthur D. Spatt denied defendant Jonathan Winston’s bid to dismiss the suit on the basis that his mother-in-law Annette Lorber’s attorney Ira Lee Sorkin allegedly used certain confidential information relating to Winston’s previous criminal charges in a different...
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