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Insurer: No duty to defend lawyer accused of missteps in $18M Rezko South Loop deal verdict

Scott Holland Jul. 6, 2017, 7:15am

An insurance company wants a court to declare it free of obligation to defend a lawyer who stands accused of malpractice by an international real estate development group hit in 2015 with an $18 million jury award to an investor who claimed the group bilked him of millions in a deal with corrupt Illinois campaign financier Tony Rezko.

Judge tosses California businessman's $6 million suit vs lawyer alleged to help partner in India freeze him out

Scott Holland Nov. 26, 2015, 10:04pm

A Chicago federal judge has put an end to a California man’s $6 million lawsuit against a lawyer the man alleges helped a former business associate in India remotely freeze him out of the business’ accounts.