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Ex-Mintz Levin Atty Arrested Over Judge Spit Report

Law360, Los Angeles (March 30, 2017, 7:44 PM EDT) -- A former Mintz Levin patent attorney who accused a New York divorce judge of spitting on him was arrested on charges of filing a false police report about the alleged incident, which investigators say never occurred.

The arrest on Tuesday is the latest twist in an 18-month-old clash that started when New York Supreme Court Justice Matthew Cooper hit Anthony Zappin with $10,000 in sanctions for allegedly “bullying” opponents during his divorce proceedings. The rebuke triggered Zappin’s termination from Mintz Levin and a civil suit he...
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