HK Sued for Fraud, Age Bias

In Holland & Knight on December 27, 2008 at 9:12 pm

Dismissed Partner Sues Holland & Knight for Fraud, Age Bias

Saturday, September 9th, 2006

Ex-partner John K. Weir is suing the 1,300-lawyer firm Holland & Knight in Manhattan federal court, claiming he was fired because of his age and because he raised questions about the “disappearance” of $5 million the firm was awarded in 1999 for a class action representation. Among the 11 counts in Weir’s suit: breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, civil claims under RICO based on the alleged $5 million misappropriation — and age discrimination.

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