HUD Escapes Suit Over Soured Million-Dollar Subcontract

Law360, New York (September 19, 2012, 11:00 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Wednesday tossed a subcontractor's suit alleging the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development's breach of a confidentiality agreement cost it a million-dollar contract, ruling the agency played no role in the firm's termination.

Pennsylvania real estate broker Lublin Corp. claimed its lucrative deal was killed mere hours after it made negative comments about contractor Hooks Van Holm Inc. during a supposedly confidential meeting with HUD officials, yet Judge Francis M. Allegra of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims found their had...
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