Atty 'Addicted To Lying' Suspended For Sham Settlement

Law360, Los Angeles (May 2, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT) -- A New York state appeals panel on Tuesday suspended a Manhattan attorney who admitted to being "addicted to lying” for creating a fraudulent settlement agreement, saying he must wait nine months, pass the ethics portion of the bar exam and address his pathological behavior before reinstatement.

The Departmental Disciplinary Committee for the First Judicial Department instituted disciplinary proceedings against Nathaniel H. Weisel, who was admitted to practice in New York in 1998, for creating a fraudulent stipulation of settlement “to persuade his client that everything was...
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