Atty's Airport Financing Suit Against Citigroup Tossed

Law360, New York (November 3, 2009, 12:37 PM EST) -- A federal judge has dismissed a New York attorney's lawsuit alleging Citigroup Inc. abused its dominant position in the airline special facility bond underwriting market to block the use of a new method she invented for financing airline terminal projects.

Judge Loretta A. Preska of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled Monday that Lucinda Grant Williams, a former partner at Dreier LLP, hadn't alleged enough specific facts to meet the pleading standard the Supreme Court set in Twombly v. Bell...
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