Ariz. Law Firm Can't Be Dragged Into Ill. Court: Judge

Law360, New York (February 22, 2012, 5:40 PM EST) -- An Illinois federal judge on Friday dismissed an Arizona-based law firm from a suit accusing it and two former Macey Bankruptcy Law PC attorneys of stealing clients from Macey's Phoenix office, ruling the court did not have personal jurisdiction over the firm.

U.S. District Judge James F. Holderman said Chicago-based Macey Bankruptcy Law, which does business as Macey & Aleman, had failed to provide any evidence connecting Davis Miles PLLC's alleged conduct to Illinois.

“Macey & Aleman contends that the economic harm it suffered in Illinois...
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