Law Firms Sued For $2.3M Over Dumped Lease In Merger

Law360, New York (June 11, 2012, 6:26 PM EDT) -- Landlords have hit Greenbaum Rowe Smith & Davis LLP and the founders of defunct environmental and real estate law firm Farer Fersko PA with a $2.3 million New Jersey lawsuit, alleging the two conspired to merge and ditch Farer Fersko's lease obligations through bankruptcy.

The 18,467 square feet that Farer Fersko leased in Westfield, N.J., and the firm's roughly $517,000 in annual base rent for the space as of January, were major obstacles for merging Woodbridge, N.J.-based Greenbaum Rowe and Farer Fersko, according to the lawsuit...
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