Skadden Mishandled Orphan's $5M Inheritance, Suit Says

Law360, New York (July 2, 2013, 5:40 PM EDT) -- The son of a former New Jersey lawmaker and banker who died in a 2000 plane crash on Martha’s Vineyard has launched a suit in New Jersey federal court alleging Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP and others mishandled trusts containing his $5 million inheritance.

Sergei S. Yates, the adopted son of former New Jersey legislator Charles B. Yates and his wife, Anya Yates, claims Skadden and the firm’s of counsel Robert J. Del Tufo negligently represented him in litigation and other matters connected to...
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