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Atty Blackmailed Liberty Over Agent Sexcapades: Suit

Law360 (January 20, 2011, 5:47 PM EST) -- Liberty Mutual Insurance Co. has accused a contract lawyer who performed work for the company of threatening to expose a high-ranking insurance agent's sexual liaisons if he wasn’t paid millions of dollars and given more work.

New York lawyer Michael Devereaux of Devereaux & Associates is accused of seeking more than $2.3 million and at least 25 more cases, according to a complaint filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. 

Devereaux told Law360 on Thursday he was "aghast and...
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