Atty Escapes Suit Claiming He Hid Ties To Day Pitney

Law360, Newark (October 11, 2019, 11:58 AM EDT) -- A New Jersey state judge on Friday nixed a malpractice action following a former United Parcel Service driver’s failure to appear for a deposition in his suit alleging his ex-lawyer did not disclose his working relationship with Day Pitney LLP, the firm that represented the delivery company in the driver's underlying racial discrimination suit.

During a hearing in his Newark courtroom, Superior Court Judge Jeffrey B. Beacham signed off on attorney Ty Hyderally’s bid to dismiss Keith Thomas’ suit against him, noting that Thomas’ counsel in the instant matter did not oppose the motion.

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