Media Big Didn't Defame Firm With Fla. Remarks, Judge Says

Law360, New York (May 22, 2013, 8:32 PM EDT) -- A New York state judge has tossed a suit alleging British media and advertising mogul Sir Martin Sorrell defamed a small Manhattan law firm and hurt its business prospects when he mistakenly said in an interview that the firm was based in Florida, not New York.

Justice Cynthia S. Kern of the New York Supreme Court in Manhattan said there was nothing defamatory about the statements that Sorrell had made about Sabharwal & Finkel LLC, a Manhattan law firm that specializes in complex commercial litigation, according...
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