Ironshore Wants Out Of Defending Atty In ‘Sex Slave’ Suit

Law360, New York (August 19, 2015, 7:52 PM EDT) -- Ironshore Specialty Insurance Co. told a California federal court that it doesn't have to defend a Hollywood lawyer against allegations that he made an actress client his sex slave, because the attorney concealed an ex's attempt to extort sex and money when he bought the policy.

The insurer sought to ditch defense of Stone Meyer Genow Smelkinson & Binder LLP and the firm's attorney Neil Ettin Meyer in the underlying suit by the actress, who filed the action under the moniker Jane Doe. Ironshore claims that the lawyers professional liability policy the firm held was voided from the start when the...

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