Ex-Marsh Exec Urges Judge To OK Spitzer Libel Suit

Law360, New York (March 20, 2012, 6:57 PM EDT) -- A former Marsh & McLennan Cos. insurance executive urged a federal judge Tuesday to greenlight a libel suit he filed after his alleged price-fixing was targeted by onetime New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer in Slate magazine, saying Spitzer wrote his column to take public focus off his personal problems.

Spitzer, having resigned after being caught using a prostitute, criticized former Marsh executive William Gilman because he wanted to revive the image of himself as a hard-charging attorney general, Gilman's lawyer said at a hearing before U.S....
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Case Title

Gilman v. Spitzer et al


Case Number

1:11-cv-05843

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Assault Libel & Slander

Judge

J. Paul Oetken

Date Filed

August 19, 2011

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