A bitter battle involving photographs of a topless woman, and charges of sexual discrimination and extortion, took a new turn Wednesday when a New York judge sanctioned a lawyer for bringing what he called a harassing lawsuit against his adversary. After attorney Douglas H. Wigdor allegedly refused to return racy images of Sandra Piedrabuena Abrams unless his clients were paid $2.5 million to settle claims of harassment, Abrams' lawyer sued Wigdor and his firm, calling the demand "nothing short of blackmail."
Judge Sanctions Firm That Sued Adversary in Sexual Discrimination Suit
New York Law Journal
November 5, 2009