Appeal Halts $400M Hotel Project Case, Philly Court Told

Law360, Philadelphia (April 4, 2013, 6:49 PM EDT) -- An investor facing claims that he squeezed his former partners out of a $400 million hotel development project in downtown Philadelphia asked a state judge on Monday to stay discovery in the case against him while he pursues a related appeal before the Pennsylvania Superior Court.

Brook Lenfest — who is facing claims from former partnership, Mariner Chestnut Partners LP, that he schemed to auction off a vacant lot owned by the group solely to himself while failing to disclose that he had already secured deals...
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