Famed Tort Litigator Stanley Chesley Retires Amid Scandal

Law360, New York (April 19, 2013, 5:57 PM EDT) -- Famed class action lawyer Stanley Chesley surrendered his license to practice law in Ohio effective Thursday, a move that comes one month after he was disbarred in Kentucky and ends a legendary career in personal injury litigation.

In an application filed Tuesday, Chesley forfeited his right to practice law in the Buckeye State, foregoing the chance to defend himself against discipline that could have stemmed from his disbarment in Kentucky, where he was accused of fleecing clients for a huge cut of a $200 million settlement...
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