11th Circ. Upholds Sanctions Against Crowell Partner

Law360, New York (June 15, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Crowell & Moring LLP securities litigation partner has lost a challenge to a bankruptcy court order imposing more than $370,000 in sanctions against him, with a federal appeals court ruling that the attorney's “overzealous litigation tactics” and “disrespectful behavior” in seeking a judge's recusal from a case were evidence of bad faith.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit on Thursday upheld a district court order affirming sanctions against Peter R. Ginsberg, saying the white collar criminal defense attorney had sought the recusal...
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