Boastful Atty Loses Appeal In $78M Kasowitz Firing Suit

Law360, New York (January 22, 2013, 3:31 PM EST) -- A former Kasowitz Benson Torres & Friedman LLP associate can't sue the firm for $78 million for allegedly firing him after he bragged about his "superior legal mind" because he signed a release when he left, a New York state appeals court panel ruled Tuesday.

A five-judge state appeals court panel said that because former Kasowitz associate Gregory Berry had signed a release when he left the firm, part of a separation agreement that came with a $27,000 severance package, he couldn't turn around and sue...
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