Ruden McClosky's Buyer Cleared To Collect On Client Lien

Law360, New York (May 15, 2013, 5:10 PM ET) -- A Florida appeals court on Wednesday ruled Greenspoon Marder PA, which purchased the assets of bankrupt Ruden McClosky Smith Schuster & Russell PA, could collect on a Ruden McClosky client lien, finding a lower court had erred in finding Greenspoon wasn't entitled to the lien.

The dispute stems from former Ruden McClosky client Aura Teresa Gallardo Moscoso’s efforts to dodge a lien the firm had placed on her in connection with its work on her behalf in 2006. According to the appeals panel, the initial retainer...
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