Kline & Specter Asks 3rd Circ. To Uphold Ex-Atty's Sanctions

Law360, New York (November 26, 2013, 1:24 PM EST) -- Kline & Specter PC on Thursday told the Third Circuit that a New Jersey federal judge correctly sanctioned one of the firm's former attorneys $2,500 for filing a time-barred federal racketeering suit against the firm in an attempt to regurgitate state law claims he already tried to pursue in Pennsylvania.

In a brief to the Third Circuit, Kline & Specter said former associate Donald E. Haviland Jr., who broke with the firm in 2006 to launch his own firm, launched a retaliatory suit in New Jersey...
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Case Title

Donald Haviland, Jr., et al v. Shanin Specter, et al


Case Number

13-3450

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Appellate - 3rd Circuit

Nature of Suit

3470 Civil (Rico)

Date Filed

August 13, 2013

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