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Second Circuit Review: Defense Attorneys May Bring Third-Party Claim to Forfeited Property

May 27, 2015 download PDF

Litigation partners Martin Flumenbaum and Brad Karp's Second Circuit Review column appeared in the May 27 issue of the New York Law Journal. The article, "Defense Attorneys May Bring Third-Party Claim to Forfeited Property," discusses United States v. Watts, in which the court reversed the district court's dismissal of a petition by the lawyers for a criminal defendant who asserted a third-party interest in forfeited property, based on a pre-trial assignment of the property in exchange for legal services. Litigation associate Priyanka Timblo assisted in the preparation of this article.

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