Pepper Hamilton Atty Can't Exit Sandhog Benefits Suit

Law360, New York (July 28, 2010, 2:23 PM EDT) -- A Pepper Hamilton LLP attorney on Wednesday failed to disentangle himself from representation of former employee benefit fund administrator Melissa G. King in a civil suit over her alleged theft of $42 million from a union representing New York City tunnel excavators, or “sandhogs.”

Judge Richard J. Sullivan told the attorney, Frank Razzano, in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York that he could not withdraw from the case while it is stayed pending the outcome of a related criminal matter. Not...
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