Cellino & Barnes Split Further Soured By Hacking Claims

Law360 (January 6, 2020, 10:21 PM EST) -- With the acrimonious breakup of New York-based personal injury firm Cellino & Barnes PC on the verge of becoming official, Stephen E. Barnes alleged in court papers Friday that fellow name partner Ross M. Cellino Jr. orchestrated an intrusion into the firm’s computer system.

A New York state judge in Erie County issued an order Monday directing Cellino to inform Barnes about what information was accessed last month from Cellino & Barnes’ computer network, allegedly without proper authorization, by a tech specialist Cellino hired to help him set up a new computer system at a soon-to-be-established independent firm.

Judge Deborah A....

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