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Two former partners of Wilson, Elser, Moskowitz, Edelman & Dicker, who quit the firm in 1997 after it rewrote a partnership agreement which they claim benefited a handful of senior partners at the expense of younger partners, have filed a suit against the firm that takes a novel tack.

The lawyers, Wayne Borgeest and Andrew Kaufman, are demanding an accounting of their partnership shares as if Wilson Elser had dissolved, which would give them a claim to more money than if they had cashed out as departing partners of an on-going firm.

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