Ex-Leor CEO Fights To Revive Suit Over Sale Proceeds

Law360, New York (June 10, 2011, 7:21 PM EDT) -- The ex-CEO of Leor Exploration & Production LLC urged a Florida federal judge Wednesday to reconsider her dismissal of a suit over the $2.55 billion sale of the oil company that included legal malpractice claims against Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP and a former partner.

Guma Aguiar, who was dismissed from Leor in December 2008, said in a motion for reconsideration that new evidence had surfaced, including privileged emails between Leor founder Thomas Kaplan and defense attorneys that Aguiar had allegedly hacked, that removed their privilege....
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Case Title

Aguiar v. Natbony et al


Case Number

0:09-cv-60683

Court

Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Fraud or Truth-In-Lending

Judge

Patricia A. Seitz

Date Filed

May 8, 2009


Case Title

Leor Exploration & Production LLC et al v. Aguiar


Case Number

0:09-cv-60136

Court

Florida Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Patricia A. Seitz

Date Filed

January 25, 2009

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