A-Rod Atty Hits Daily News, Ex-NYPD Chief With $15M Suit

Law360, New York (February 7, 2014, 12:43 PM EST) -- A lawyer representing Alex Rodriguez upped the ante in another high-profile legal brawl Thursday, targeting the New York Daily News, two reporters and former New York Police Department Commissioner Bernard Kerik with a defamation suit seeking a total of $15 million in damages.

Attorney Joe Tacopina's New York district court filing, lodged less than two weeks after Kerik sued him in New Jersey federal court for legal malpractice, claims the paper knowingly published Kerik's false allegations that he "engaged in unethical conduct and is an unethical attorney."...
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KERIK v. TACOPINA et al


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2:14-cv-00488

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New Jersey

Nature of Suit

P.I.: Other

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Faith S. Hochberg

Date Filed

January 23, 2014

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