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Recruiter Told To Amend Simpson Thacher Search-Fee Suit

Law360, New York (March 6, 2018, 3:41 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge has urged an attorney recruiter that accused Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP of failing to pay a $937,500 matchmaking bill to amend its complaint against the law firm, saying at a Tuesday hearing it could narrow the dispute and get the case moving.

Boston Executive Search Associates Inc. sued Simpson Thacher late last year for allegedly failing to pay the recruiter a search fee after it successfully put the firm in touch with bankruptcy partner Michael Torkin. There wasn’t a written...
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Case Information

Case Title

Boston Executive Search Associates, Inc. v. Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Lorna G. Schofield

Date Filed

December 27, 2017

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