Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel terminated real estate partner Jeffrey Rotwitt after it emerged that he served as both an attorney for the courts and co-developer of the plan to build a family court facility in Philadelphia, the firm said Thursday.

“The management committee of the law firm of Obermayer Rebmann Maxwell & Hippel LLP today unanimously voted to terminate Jeffrey Rotwitt’s partnership in the firm, effective immediately,” the firm said in a statement. “The Management Committee had no knowledge of Mr. Rotwitt’s involvement as a developer of the proposed Philadelphia Family Court Facility until the investigation by the Philadelphia Inquirer .”

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