Winston & Strawn Ducks Part Of $2M Starr Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (January 17, 2012, 11:11 PM EST) -- A New Jersey federal judge on Tuesday dismissed most claims against Winston & Strawn LLP in a suit implicating the firm and one of its disgraced former partners in Kenneth Ira Starr's $30 million Ponzi scheme, but left intact malpractice and fraud allegations against the firm.

U.S. District Judge Jose L. Linares said James and Elizabeth Wiatt — who were clients of ex-Winston & Strawn attorney Jonathan Bristol — needed to plead more facts to support their claims of conspiracy, racketeering, conversion and negligent supervision against...
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Case Title

WIATT et al v. WINSTON & STRAWN LLP et al


Case Number

2:10-cv-06608

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New Jersey

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

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Jose L. Linares

Date Filed

December 19, 2010

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