A lawyer who refused to act on his client’s appeal because the client had not fully paid his fees has been referred by a federal judge to the 2nd Circuit’s grievance panel.

Senior Judge Jon O. Newman said it was “unacceptable” that attorney Douglas Rosenthal took an initial retainer fee from an aspiring U.S. citizen and then stopped working because the client did not pay additional fees.

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