Swartz Campbell, Chartwell Will Mediate Atty Poaching Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (April 1, 2013, 4:03 PM EDT) -- Philadelphia-based law firms Swartz Campbell LLC and The Chartwell Law Offices LLP agreed Friday to mediate claims that Chartwell improperly poached lawyers under employment contracts and hijacked Swartz Campbell’s offices in Florida.

In a stipulation filed in Pennsylvania state court, the rivals agreed to a 90-day stay of litigation in the suit — in which Swartz Campbell accused a former attorney of violating his partnership agreement when he shuttered a profitable Fort Myers office and immediately began an affiliation with Chartwell — while they participated in...
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