Film Funder Sues Chicago Atty Over Legal Work On Cop Show

By Celeste Bott (September 20, 2021, 3:47 PM EDT) -- A media investor claims in an Illinois state court lawsuit that the now-defunct Chicago law firm Crowley & Lamb PC and one its former named partners negligently advised him during the development of a television show based on the experiences of three ex-Chicago cops and failed to secure the life rights of the officers in question.

In a complaint filed in Cook County circuit court on Thursday, film and television financier Edward Reilly said Chicago attorney Patrick Lamb, who now works at Plunkett Cooney PC, was the one who initially pitched him a potential investment opportunity in developing a TV show...

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