Spitzer Knocks Greenberg's Defamation Suit In Dismissal Bid

Law360, New York (September 4, 2013, 1:18 PM EDT) -- Former New York governor and current political candidate Eliot Spitzer sought Friday to dismiss former American International Group Inc. CEO Hank Greenberg’s defamation suit against him, telling a county judge the suit is a “strange vehicle” for the billionaire to clear his name.

Spitzer's reply came about six weeks after the 88-year-old took to Putnam County, N.Y., trial court to slap Spitzer with a single defamation claim in a suit that argues Spitzer acted with "spite and malice" and with "reckless disregard" for the truth in...
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