Attorney and GOP fundraiser Scott Rothstein's rise in South Florida's legal and political worlds has ended with the revelation that investors claim he stole in excess of $200 million. The money is tied to a side business that offered structured settlements, which convert a lump sum award to installments for tax and cost-of-living reasons. Rothstein Rosenfeldt Adler's founding partner Stuart Rosenfeldt has asked a Florida judge to dissolve the firm and appoint a receiver to take over its finances but not its legal practice.
Fla. Law Firm Rocked by Fraud Allegations Against Partner
Daily Business Review
November 3, 2009