Famed Litigator Fights Civil Rape Charges

Law360, New York (July 31, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Florida attorney Willie Gary, who once sought an $11,000-an-hour fee from client Motorola Inc. in a trade secrets case, is now entangled in a legal battle of his own, with a former employee alleging that he forced her into having sex.

The former paralegal, 27-year-old Jillian Nedd, filed the suit against her former boss in the Circuit Court of the Nineteenth Judicial Circuit. She alleges that Gary tricked her into going with him to a Best Western in August 2007, where he assaulted her.

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