Ex-Cozen Atty's Bonus Evidence 'Worthless,' Judge Says

Law360, New York (May 22, 2012, 7:12 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge refused Tuesday to revive claims that Cozen O'Connor failed to pay a former partner a $250,000 bonus for generating more than $5 million in revenues, chiding the partner’s “worthless” supporting evidence.

U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein denied Richard S. Fischbein’s motion to reconsider a Feb. 28 ruling in favor of Cozen O’Connor at a hearing in Manhattan. The firm sued Fischbein for breach of contract in Oct. 2009 to recoup a $250,000 loan, but Fischbein later alleged that the bonus should...
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