Conflicts Alone Won't Expose Wolff & Samson Atty To Charges

Law360, New York (March 14, 2014, 7:20 PM ET) -- Federal prosecutors may be tempted to explore allegations that Wolff & Samson PC co-founder David Samson used his Port Authority of New York and New Jersey chairmanship to help his firm's clients, but whether the powerful attorney crossed a line from ethically questionable conduct would likely hinge on a false statement, a cover-up or some other instance of fraud.

Under a microscope over his possible role in “Bridgegate,” Samson was hit with an ethics complaint from a union-affiliated group on March 3 claiming he violated the...
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