A New York jury has ordered former Manhattan law firm Parker Chapin Flattau & Klimpl to pay $7 million in damages because one of its partners breached his fiduciary duties and cost his client a lucrative business deal.

A New York City Civil Court jury ruled that the partner, Henry I. Rothman, committed a “wanton and reckless or malicious act.” Rothman, formerly of Parker Chapin, is now a partner in the New York office of Atlanta’s Troutman Sanders. He did not return a call seeking comment.

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