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Feds Say Shkreli Verdict Is No Escape For Ex-Katten Atty

A former Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP attorney trying to gut a criminal case alleging he helped Martin Shkreli pull off multiple fraud schemes recently got pushback from federal prosecutors, who said the lawyer cannot dodge a conspiracy count just because Shkreli was acquitted of it. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Ex-Katten Atty Says Shkreli Verdict Nixes Conspiracy Count

Lawyers for Evan Greebel, the former Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP attorney accused of helping Martin Shkreli pull off securities fraud, said Friday they were “shocked and dismayed” prosecutors haven’t dropped a conspiracy charge against Greebel that Shkreli himself was acquitted of earlier this month. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Atty Says Ill. Police Dept. Framed Him For His Wife’s Murder

An Illinois attorney says he was set up to be charged with his wife’s murder by a local police department and the state’s attorney’s office where he used to work, claiming in a federal complaint that the charges for which he was acquitted wrecked his law practice and forced him to skip town. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Texas Atty Acquitted Of Scamming BP With Fake Claims

A Mississippi federal jury on Thursday cleared a well-known Texas plaintiffs lawyer and his brother of mail fraud, wire fraud and identify theft charges that accused him of filing false claims to BP in the aftermath of the Deepwater Horizon disaster, but found a consultant hired by the attorney guilty. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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Ex-Gawker Head Asks Nix Of $100M Atty Claims In Bankruptcy

Former Gawker Media chief Nick Denton on Friday struck back at an Illinois lawyer’s two claims for $ 100 million each over stories about the lawyer’s trial in which he was acquitted of sexual assault charges, saying a district court already heard those claims and dismissed them. Law360: (headline:(acquitted) OR summary:(acquitted))

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