Ex-Sidley Partner Suspended for False Expense Filings

, The Am Law Daily


A New York state appellate court has suspended Ralph Lerner, a well-known art lawyer and longtime New York–based Sidley Austin partner who is now of counsel at Withers Bergman, from practicing law for one year after finding that he acted unethically by improperly charging $50,000 in car service rides to Sidley clients over a 10-year period.

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