Ex-Seyfarth, Schiff Attys Suspended For Sexual Assault

Law360, New York (November 16, 2010, 3:26 PM EST) -- Two former associates at Seyfarth Shaw LLP and Schiff Hardin LLP have been suspended and sanctioned by the Illinois Supreme Court over allegations that they sexually assaulted a woman on the hood of their car near one of the attorneys’ Wisconsin summer home.

Stephan Addison, who worked at Seyfarth, and Benjamin Butler, formerly of Schiff Hardin, were suspended Friday by the Illinois Supreme Court and convicted of felony reckless endangerment in December 2006 after pleading no contest to the assault charges.

Addison and Butler, who said...
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