Ex-EpsteinBecker Partner's Suit Heads To Arbitration

Law360, New York (September 13, 2010, 1:50 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has granted a petition by EpsteinBeckerGreen to compel arbitration of a fight with an ex-shareholder who accused the firm of refusing to reimburse $150,000 in capital contributions as part of a stealth policy of punishing lawyers for firm losses.

On Friday, Judge Laura Taylor Swain of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York rejected ex-shareholder Thomas P. Brown's argument that the arbitration deal was procedurally and substantively unconscionable.

Brown had argued that the arbitration agreement was procedurally unconscionable because...
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Case Information

Case Title

Racks v. The City of New York et al

Case Number



New York Eastern

Nature of Suit

Civil Rights: Other


Nina Gershon

Date Filed

October 19, 2010

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