Claims Against Law Firm Not Shielded By State Laws, Garlock Tells 4th Circuit

(January 26, 2016, 2:46 PM EST) -- RICHMOND, Va. — The Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals should reject a law firm’s appeal of a district court’s refusal to dismiss racketeering and fraud allegations leveled against the firm by Chapter 11 debtor Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC because the appeal is based on state laws that are inapplicable in federal court, Garlock argues in a Jan. 4 response brief (Garlock Sealing Technologies LLC, et al. v. Simon Greenstone Panatier Bartlett, APLC, et al., No. 15-2178, 4th Cir.).

(Appellees’ brief available. Document #48-160129-016B.)

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