Atty Who Depantsed At Court Security Check Fights DQ Bid

Law360 (April 16, 2020, 10:44 PM EDT) -- An attorney who took off his pants at a security checkpoint in a Florida federal courthouse is fighting a bid to disqualify him as counsel for lawyers being sued by a timeshare company, describing the attempt to boot him from the case as a "heedless and vituperative" attack.

In a Wednesday filing, Atlanta-based attorney Robert M. Ward accused Wyndham Vacation Ownership Inc. of trying to crush his career after the Orlando-headquartered timeshare company urged the court not to allow the withdrawal of the other attorneys representing The Montgomery Law Firm LLC until Ward also withdraws from the case.

"It is Wyndham's...

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