Atty Can't Leave Fla. Timeshare-Exit Contract Suit

By Joyce Hanson (January 7, 2019, 5:33 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge has denied a lawyer's bid to escape a suit claiming he participated in a firm's conspiracy to encourage timeshare owners to break their contracts with a resort company, ruling that he has a personal stake in the case but doesn't have the privilege to interfere with contracts.

U.S. District Judge Gregory A. Presnell denied a motion by Mitchell Reed Sussman of Mitchell Reed Sussman & Associates for summary judgment on Friday in the suit brought by timeshare resort company Orange Lake Country Club Inc. and its financing arm, Wilson Resort Finance LLC, against Reed Hein & Associates...

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