SEC Atty Wins Fed. Circ. Appeal Over Emails To Cuban

Law360, Los Angeles (April 10, 2012, 8:23 PM EDT) -- The Federal Circuit on Tuesday vacated an arbitrator's decision affirming the removal of a U.S. Security and Exchange Commission trial attorney who was disciplined after sending a series of inappropriate emails, including to Mark Cuban, ruling the arbitrator didn't consider the attorney's improved mental health following the incidents.

A three-judge panel said the arbitrator failed to take into account testimony by Jeffrey B. Norris' psychiatrist who said his patient began taking new medication to treat adult attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and attending support groups after the...
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