Greenberg Traurig Cleared In Suit Over Resort Project Advice

Law360, Houston (January 15, 2013, 8:46 PM EST) -- A Texas federal judge on Tuesday scrapped claims against Greenberg Traurig LLP, ruling that an investor in a Bahamian resort failed to show that he relied on the firm’s advice when evaluating the project’s primary financial backers, who he says stole $2 million from him.

In a six-page order dismissing Greenberg from the suit, U.S. District Judge Sam R. Cummings wrote that investor Rick Scott had not demonstrated that former firm partner Alexander McClain was acting in his capacity as a Greenberg attorney when he assured...
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