Gatto & Reitz Third-Party Suit Pared In $3M Escrow Row

Law360, New York (March 10, 2014, 10:39 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal court on Monday dismissed part of Pittsburgh oil and gas law firm Gatto & Reitz LLC's lawsuit seeking to pull RIDEC Inc. into a case in which an energy company accuses the law firm of pocketing a $2.7 million escrow fund, warning the parties have “entangled themselves in a very murky setting.”

The firm's third-party lawsuit has roots a dispute over whether Gatto & Reitz properly disbursed the $2.7 million escrow fund for Endeavor Energy Resources LP. Endeavor claims the firm had not...
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