Fla. High Court Suspends Ex-Rothstein Partner For 91 Days

Law360, Miami (November 14, 2013, 5:16 PM EST) -- The Florida Supreme Court on Wednesday handed a partner in Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein's now-defunct law firm a 91-day suspension from practicing law for incorrectly executing client settlement statements and for lying about his share in the firm to a co-op board.

Florida's highest court rejected a referee's recommendation of a 30-day suspension for former Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler PA partner Russell Samuel Adler, saying that his improper conduct warranted a longer suspension.

"In light of respondent's misconduct in seeking, from his law firm, a letter with...
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