Adams And Reese In Brawl Over WorldCom

Law360, New York (May 30, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A former Adams and Reese LLP partner, who faces charges of stealing $30 million from the New Orleans-based law firm, has accused the firm of taking part in a number of shady practices and of mishandling WorldCom Co.’s bankruptcy case.

James G. Perdigao lodged the scathing 73-page suit in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana last week, alleging that the firm and several partners engaged in a pattern of racketeering and also repeatedly hired former public officials and then used them improperly...
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