Antitrust Suit Against Fragomen Thrown Out

Law360, New York (March 31, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has thrown out a raft of antitrust claims filed by immigration firm Emigra Group LLC against its rival Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy LLP, suggesting that Emigra might have filed the suit to get access to Fragomen's sensitive business information through discovery.

The ruling sends Emigra's state law trade secrets and unfair competition claims against Fragomen to state court.

In a 63-page order Tuesday, Judge Lewis Kaplan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York granted Fragomen's motion...
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