Baker Donelson, Dilworth Paxson DQ'd From Investment Suit

Law360, New York (May 20, 2013, 5:30 PM EDT) -- A Louisiana federal judge on Monday disqualified Baker Donelson Bearman Caldwell & Berkowitz PC and Dilworth Paxson LLP from representing foreign investors suing over a failed investment venture to help them get permanent residency, saying a Dilworth Paxson attorney had worked for the venture. 

U.S. District Judge Susie Morgan said the firms could no longer represent the investors because Rana Jazayerli, an attorney who now chairs the immigration practice at Dilworth Paxson, had previously represented NobleOutReach, the investment venture that was supposed to help the investors...
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Case Title

Sumpter et al v. Hungerford et al


Case Number

2:12-cv-00717

Court

Louisiana Eastern

Nature of Suit

Stockholders Suits

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Susie Morgan

Date Filed

March 15, 2012

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