Criminal Charges Dropped Against WR Grace Attorney

Law360, New York (June 18, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. government has dropped charges against the final defendant in a suit accusing W.R. Grace & Co. and several former executives of conspiring to conceal the dangers of asbestos exposure at a Montana mine, six weeks after the company and several other individuals were acquitted by a jury.

On Monday, Judge William W. Mercer of the U.S. District Court for the District of Montana signed an order dismissing with prejudice all criminal charges against O. Mario Favorito, who served as general counsel for the bankrupt...
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