Edwards Wildman Aims To Kill Suit Over In-House Affair

Law360, Wilmington (January 27, 2012, 6:15 PM EST) -- Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP asked a Delaware court on Thursday to toss a lawsuit from a former partner claiming he was forced to resign and denied compensation due to a romantic affair between his wife and the firm’s chief.

On Jan. 13, Lawrence Cohen filed suit in Delaware Chancery Court, claiming he was increasingly marginalized at the firm despite doing top-notch work, and was left with no choice but to resign, as managing partner Walter G.D. Reed pursued an affair with Cohen’s wife, Edwards Wildman partner...
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