The Curious Case of the Vanishing Attorney
Real Estate partner, Neil Shapiro, was quoted in The Real Deal in their article discussing how the landlord lawyer Mitch Kossoff allegedly absconded with millions in escrow funds.
In the article Neil states, "Lawyer escrow is supposed to be sacrosanct," and adds, "Most people would not want to leave [large amounts of] money with any law firm, and certainly not any small law firm."
The article concludes with, "There are bad lawyers, just as there are people with drinking problems and gambling problems and drug addiction," Neil said. "The only difference is, they don’t have this pot of money sitting there."
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