A Manhattan judge who found an attorney lied on multiple occasions to vacate a eight-year-old judgment against him has sanctioned the lawyer $10,000 and ordered him to pay about $7,400 in fees to his adversary.

In moving to vacate, solo practitioner Richard Savitt had argued that a “rogue attorney” whom he didn’t know had appeared on his behalf in a 2006 proceeding and settled a case against him without his consent.

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