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Major Lindsey faces suit cut for Pillsbury attorney fees

By Lauren Berg (May 12, 2022, 8:32 p.m. EDT) – Major Lindsey & Africa has largely lost its bid to end a lawsuit boutique lawsuit for a $375,000 placement fee for a partner who landed in Pillsbury when a Manhattan federal judge ruled Thursday the shop’s statement of claim should have targeted Pillsbury while allowing its tort interference claim to proceed.

U.S. District Judge Colleen McMahon, in a 23-page order, ruled that Jordan’s Ladder Legal Placements LLC can pursue its tortious interference claim that Major Lindsey & Africa LLC intentionally facilitated the breach by Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP of his attorney search agreement by staking a baseless claim to placement fees for…

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