Winston & Strawn Sues Disgruntled Partner Over Legal Threats

Law360, Los Angeles (June 18, 2013, 8:31 PM EDT) -- Winston & Strawn LLP hit a partner and former head of the firm's Los Angeles labor and employment group with a suit in Illinois court Tuesday, saying the attorney violated his partnership agreement by threatening to sue the firm over a compensation dispute.

The suit raises allegations that Paul J. Coady, who has been a partner with Winston & Strawn since 2003, threatened to file civil actions over the dispute in state or federal court — even though their partnership agreement requires such disputes to be...
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