Blank Rome, Cozen Suit Over Failed Project Kicked To Pa.

Law360, New York (August 28, 2013, 6:40 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday transferred to Pennsylvania a suit alleging commercial real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield of Pennsylvania Inc. and law firms Blank Rome LLP and Cozen O'Connor duped foreign investors into pouring millions of dollars into a failed Philadelphia mixed-use development.

U.S. District Judge J. Paul Oetken of the Southern District of New York ruled that the suit launched by investors Berish Berger, Kilbride Investments Ltd. and others claiming they were defrauded by inflated appraisals and overhyped marketing for the failed...
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