Greenberg Traurig Grilled On Ties To Political Intel Firms

Law360, New York (April 25, 2013, 5:13 PM EDT) -- Rep. Louise Slaughter, D-N.Y., on Thursday asked Greenberg Traurig LLP to disclose its links to controversial groups known as political intelligence firms, after a purported leak this month involving an attorney from the firm’s lobbying arm supposedly caused health insurers' shares to spike by more than $660 million.   

Slaughter said she was seeking the disclosure amid a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission probe into a tip that allegedly came from Greenberg Traurig shareholder Mark Hayes. Hayes allegedly let political intelligence firm Height Securities LLC in on information...
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