New York law firm defeats malpractice claim in ‘Doxxing’ lawsuit

By Dorothy Atkins (June 28, 2022, 9:26 p.m. EDT) — A federal judge in New Jersey has launched a malpractice suit by an ex-Teamster who accused his union’s New York law firm of failing to correctly challenged his dismissal from the New York Daily News after an alleged left-wing activist exposed his personal information on Twitter to “dox” or harass him.

In an 11-page opinion filed on Monday, U.S. District Judge John Michael Vazquez said plaintiff Daniel D’Ambly, who is an alleged right-wing activist, had no attorney-client relationship with the law firm. of his union, Cohen Weiss & Simon. LLP, and therefore cannot assert a malpractice claim against the company for its…

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