Hodgson Russ Beats Tortious Interference Suit Over Land Deal

Law360, New York (July 30, 2012, 7:33 PM EDT) -- A New York state appeals court on Thursday affirmed the dismissal of a suit against law firm Hodgson Russ LLP brought by a lawyer and property owner in Erie County, N.Y., who alleged tortious interference with his efforts to sell his property to a developer.

Hodgson Russ, counsel for the State University of New York in Buffalo, allegedly blocked Eugene C. Tenney's plans to sell his land adjacent to SUNY Buffalo to GMH Communities LP for the construction of a student housing complex.

Tenney argued that...
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