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Law Firm Partners’ Battle: ‘Burn the Place to the Ground’

By on November 29, 2017 in Law Firm Management, Litigation-Business

The scorched earth legal battle over the Cellino & Barnes law firm has escalated, with one of the partners threatening to “burn the place to the ground,” according to court papers.

The New York Daily News reports that Stephen Barnes argued that his estranged partner Ross Cellino’s effort to dissolve the firm spells “financial suicide” for both of them, according to documents filed last week in a Buffalo court.

The move, Barnes says in papers, would kill one of the most successful personal injury firms in the country,” writes reporter Stephen Rex Brown. “The Buffalo-based firm will earn Cellino and Barnes $12 million each in 2017 alone, papers say.”

Read the NY Daily News article.





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