Melanie Willems, an international arbitration partner who left Chadbourne & Parke in September to join Andrews Kurth, sued her former firm a month later seeking the immediate repayment of $127,000 in capital.
A New Jersey lawyer is suspended for six months for signing a doctored contract, lying about it in court documents and continuing his deception before ethics tribunals.
New Jersey's campaign finance agency is suing a former state senator to recoup $140,000 in campaign funds it says were used for his defense to influence-peddling charges.
A municipal court judge in New Jersey is facing ethics charges for trying to ease the punishment for a municipal official's minor daughter who was caught in possession of alcohol.
A New Jersey surrogate judge has been suspended for two months without pay for improperly acting as fund-raising committee chairman for a legislative candidate and for driving drunk.