Thompson Coburn Hit With Suit Over 'Violent' Atty

Law360 (March 7, 2018, 11:06 PM EST) -- An Illinois attorney representing a medical marijuana company in a bitter dispute with its ousted CEO has sued his counterpart on the other side of the docket, alleging the rival attorney threatened him in court and engaged in a “sick and twisted” scheme to pressure the presiding judge into submission.

In a complaint filed in state court on Tuesday, Joseph T. Gentleman of Chicago-based Gentleman Law accuses Robert Lang and his firm, Thompson Coburn LLP, of “very serious threats of violence and violent criminal behavior” in...
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