Fla. Lawyer Accuses Attys Of Defaming Him To Reporter

Law360, Miami (January 24, 2014, 8:05 PM EST) -- South Florida lawyer Carlos D. Lerman filed suit in Florida state court Tuesday against two lawyers and their firms, claiming they made false, defamatory statements to a reporter that he had provided fraudulent legal counsel in connection with real estate transactions.

Lerman seeks damages against Edward Pfister of the Florida firm Phillips Cantor Shalek & Rubin PA, New York attorney Jeffrey L. Rosenberg of Jeffrey L. Rosenberg PA, and both firms, for the alleged defamatory statements, which he says were made in an October interview with...
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