Venable Shouldn't Shake $11M Facebook IPO Suit, ESG Says

Law360, New York (May 21, 2013, 2:08 PM EDT) -- ESG Capital Partners argued on Monday that a legal malpractice suit against Venable LLP should stick, alleging that the law firm helped a known con man defraud the investment manager of $11.2 million by falsely promising to secure ESG pre-IPO Facebook shares.

The investment manager fired a response on Monday to Venable's bid to dismiss the case earlier this month, arguing that the firm and its former partner, David Meyer, knowingly aided Troy Stratos in creating a false identity, “Ken Dennis” and a fake holding company,...
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ESG Capital Partners LP v. Troy Stratos et al


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2:13-cv-01639

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California Central

Nature of Suit

Securities/Commodities

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Otis D. Wright, II

Date Filed

March 7, 2013

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