Ex-Goldman Coder Sues Firm For $2.4M Theft Defense Fees

Law360, New York (September 26, 2012, 1:35 PM EDT) -- A former Goldman Sachs Group Inc. programmer facing renewed criminal charges that he stole the firm's computer code sued the Wall Street giant Tuesday in a bid to recoup $2.4 million in legal fees, claiming he’s entitled to the money as a former corporate officer.

Sergey Aleynikov launched the complaint in New Jersey federal court, marking yet another twist in his ongoing legal saga. He was convicted in December 2010 on federal charges and served nearly one year in prison before the Second Circuit overturned the...
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