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Atty Can Revive ‘Grisham’-Like Counterclaims Against Firm

Law360, New York (January 11, 2018, 5:57 PM EST) -- A Florida state appellate court on Wednesday backed a lower court order dismissing several counterclaims it described as “rivaling those … in a John Grisham novel” in a dispute between an attorney and his former firm, but opened the door for the attorney to revive three of the claims in the lower court.

Attorney William J. Wichman, who was initially sued by his former firm Conrad & Scherer for allegedly stealing clients after leaving the firm, will not be able to continue with two counterclaims that...
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