Atlanta Investment Advisers Battling SEC Sue New York Law Firm for Malpractice

Written by Kali Hays - Law360, New York | May 12, 2016 | News

An Atlanta investment advisory firm under investigation by federal authorities for its work on behalf of a number of Georgia-based public pension plans is suing a New York law firm for $12 million over claims of legal malpractice. On May 5, Gray Financial Group and its principals, Laurence Gray and […]

Firm Defeats Challenge to FINRA Forum

Written by Firm | May 10, 2016 | Results

Robbins Firm attorneys Josh Belinfante and Dan Monahan recently overcame a challenge to the use of the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (“FINRA”) as an arbitration forum, in a dispute over M&A transaction fees. Under the agreement which gave rise to the client’s claim, it was agreed that all related disputes […]

BizJet Hit With $6M Suit Over ‘Shoddy’ Engine Repairs

Written by Carolina Bolado - Law360, New York | May 10, 2016 | News

Law360, New York (May 9, 2016, 10:04 PM ET) — BizJet, a U.S.-based unit of aircraft maintenance company Lufthansa Technik AG, was hit Monday with a $6 million suit in Florida federal court claiming the company lied about its ability to service a Rolls Royce aircraft engine and did a “shoddy” job on […]

Seward & Kissel’s Advice Got Financier In Hot Water, Suit Says

Written by Firm | May 9, 2016 | News

Law360, New York (May 6, 2016, 8:22 PM ET) — Seward & Kissel LLP was smacked Thursday with a $12 million malpractice suit by Gray Financial Group Inc. alleging the law firm’s “negligent role” in advising Gray’s funds sale to a state pension left the investment consultant vulnerable to federal […]

Robbins Firm Wins Tax Appeal, Resulting in $1 Million of Wrongfully Assessed Taxes Being Overturned

Written by Firm | Apr 20, 2016 | Results

Robbins Firm attorneys represented a Gwinnett County professional employer organization (“PEO”) in a dispute with the Department of Labor for over $1 million in alleged delinquent unemployment taxes.  Our attorneys represented the PEO before the Office of State Administrative Hearings, which significantly reduced the potential tax liability.  On appeal to […]

Firm Victory with Department of Labor

Written by Firm | Apr 8, 2016 | Results

The Firm defended an Alpharetta-based eyeglass manufacturing company against a false claim for unemployment benefits, made by a former employee who previously forged correspondence on his supervisor’s computer to create a supposed basis for a sex discrimination claim. Like the sex discrimination claim, the unemployment benefits claim was baseless.  The […]

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