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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Case Title

Macey et al v. Simmons et al


Case Number

1:10-cv-06646

Court

Illinois Northern

Nature of Suit

190(Contract: Other)

Judge

Honorable James F. Holderman

Date Filed

October 15, 2010

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