Atty Sues Ex-Client For 'Malicious' Yelp Review, Complaints

By Andrew Strickler (March 9, 2018, 8:52 PM EST) -- A Chicago lawyer on Thursday sued in federal court a onetime client for what the attorney called "false and malicious" online reviews and other allegedly defamatory statements made to the state disciplinary authorities about a prolonged fee fight.

Alisa M. Levin, a solo commercial litigator, also alleged her reputation had been damaged in complaints filed by Paul Abramson to the Better Business Bureau and a false report to a collection agency that Levin owed him thousands of dollars, according to the suit.

In her suit, Levin said Abramson disregarded her "time expenditure in dealing with him" and the effect on his...

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