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Wednesday, February 02, 2005

Morgan Lewis COULD lose!

Dammit, we said we weren't going to do that anymore. Anyway, A judge in Philly okayed a suit against Morgan Lewis by former clients who claims the firm's advice landed them in hot water for violating the US trade embargo on Cuba.

Morgan Lewis argued that because Purolite owner Donald Brodie pleaded guilty to the violations, he "cannot state a claim against [us] for allegedly giving them incorrect legal advice about trading with Cuba." Somehow that makes no sense whatsoever. Judge Albert Sheppard Jr. responded that their claim is "inappropriate and unfair under the facts."

Source:
Judge: Contract Claim Against Morgan Lewis Can Go Forward
By Melissa Nann Burke
The Legal Intelligencer
As seen in Law.com