Firm Can't Revive Ethics Harassment Suit: NJ Appeals Court

Law360, New York (March 11, 2013, 7:16 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey appellate court on Monday refused to revive Roper & Twardowsky LLC's suit claiming Rivkin Radler LLP has used ethical grievances to harass the firm in a malpractice dispute involving workers accusing a Rivkin client, Leeds Morelli & Brown PC, of sacrificing their employment claims for multimillion dollar commercial bribes.

Backing the dismissal of a complaint against Rivkin and Pashman Stein, a three-judge appellate panel said current law clearly holds that a person who files or cooperates in the investigation of an ethics grievance...
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