Morgan Lewis Targets Sham Charge Plaintiff's Rap Sheet

Law360, Philadelphia (February 20, 2013, 5:45 PM EST) -- Attorneys defending Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP from a suit accusing the firm of concocting sham criminal theft charges against a former employee with a Philadelphia nonprofit told a Pennsylvania state judge Tuesday that the plaintiff’s extensive criminal history should be given ample consideration in the case.

Morgan Lewis said that a suit brought by Manuel Burgos, a former truck driver for the nonprofit Philabundance who sued both the organization and the firm after he was fired and imprisoned over accusations that he stole gas cards,...
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