Winston Ducks $2M Claims In Starr Fraud For Now

Law360, New York (June 27, 2011, 5:31 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Friday dismissed the bulk of a lawsuit implicating Winston & Strawn LLP and one of its disgraced former partners in Kenneth Ira Starr’s $60 million fraud scheme, but invited amended allegations.

U.S. District Judge Jose Linares concluded that James and Elizabeth Wiatt needed to flesh out the majority of the allegations tying ex-Winston Strawn attorney Jonathan Bristol to Starr's theft of $2 million. Significantly, however, the court let stand the breach of fiduciary claim, and otherwise gave the plaintiffs, who,...
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