Brickman Seeks Sanctions For Atty Misconduct In FCA Suit

Law360, New York (January 11, 2013, 8:20 PM EST) -- Brickman Group LLC sought sanctions in Ohio federal court on Friday against counsel representing a former employee in a suit accusing the landscaping company of overcharging a government real estate manager, saying an attorney emailed secretly recorded telephone conversations with Brickman to its clients and to news outlets.

Brickman’s attorneys from Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP told the court that attorney Eric C. Deters shared the secretly recorded telephone conversations, a deposition of his client and plaintiff-relator Mark Elliott, and a statement saying Brickman had engaged...
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