An unusual battle has been playing out for months between Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker and a former partner, Kym Cushing, who has accused the firm of a litany of offenses and is now facing possible suspension by state disciplinary authorities.  

Cushing, a Las Vegas-based former equity partner at the Am Law 200 firm, claimed in a demand letter to Wilson Elser that the firm failed to support him while he needed treatment for alcohol abuse, fired him, and then engaged in a smear campaign to make sure his multimillion-dollar book of business with corporate clients didn’t move to his next firm.

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