Ex-Greenberg Atty Testifies ‘Rat’ He Smelled Was Forgery

Law360, San Francisco (September 12, 2017, 8:22 PM EDT) -- A former Greenberg Traurig LLP shareholder testified in a New York attorney’s criminal forgery trial on Tuesday that while defending a dog food company against a pet store chain’s $20 million contract suit, he became suspicious of a commercial lease assignment that didn’t make business sense, eventually discovering it had been forged.

At the time, Steven M. Schneebaum was working at Greenberg Traurig and representing Royal Canin Inc. in its fight against Pet Food Express Ltd. Defendant Joel Zweig had submitted the documents as proof that...
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