Top NY Court Upholds 'Cocky' Corporate Lawyer's Suspension

Law360, New York (September 17, 2013, 5:10 PM EDT) -- The New York State Court of Appeals on Tuesday rejected an appeal by a former NBTY Inc. attorney state and federal authorities called “cocky,” affirming his July suspension from practicing law for three years after a jury found him guilty of insider trading.

The New York State Court of Appeals rejected a last-ditch bid for relief filed by Mitchell S. Drucker without comment after the state's Second Judicial Department, tasked with lawyer disciplinary matters in southeastern portions of the Empire State, suspended him beginning Aug. 16...
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