Thompson Wigdor Founder Says Firm Stiffed Him

Law360, New York (April 8, 2013, 2:01 PM EDT) -- A Thompson Wigdor LLP founding partner who was suspended from practicing law in the Southern District of New York over his conduct in an employment discrimination case has accused the firm of withholding $600,000 it allegedly owes him under a separation agreement.

Former partner Scott B. Gilly claimed in a lawsuit on Thursday he was entitled to receive the money by March 4, but after the district issued its one-year suspension order in February over Gilly's improper supervision of an associate, the firm allegedly said it...
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