Fla. High Court Suspends Adorno For 3 Years

Law360, New York (April 22, 2011, 12:39 PM EDT) -- The Florida Supreme Court on Thursday suspended Henry Adorno, co-founder of now-defunct Adorno & Yoss LLP, from practicing law for three years over his role in negotiating a dubious $7 million settlement for plaintiffs in a class action against Miami.

In a unanimous decision, the state high court rejected recommendations from a case referee, who called only for a public reprimand, and the Florida Bar, which suggested a six-month suspension, saying Adorno deserved a more severe punishment for negotiating a settlement that benefited his firm and...
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