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Judge Rudy Ruiz Fundraiser

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Peter Valori will co-host a fundraiser supporting the retention of The Honorable Rodolfo “Rudy” Ruiz As Circuit Court Judge. The event will take place on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at Lipscomb, Eisenberg & Baker, PL (2 South Biscayne Blvd. PH 3800). RSVP to Lisa Lehner at Llehner@lebfirm.com or 786-431-2253. Visit…

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Peter Valori to Participate in ABA Meeting On Issues Concerning Fees and Sanctions

Peter F. Valori, as Co-Chair of the Business Torts Subcommittee of the Business and Corporate Litigation Committee of the Business Law Section of the American Bar Association, will co-host a non-CLE presentation entitled “Attorney Fee Awards and Sanctions from the Judges Perspective”, which will be an interactive meeting and discussion that will be held at…

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Melanie Damian, Hunter Wise Receiver, Strikes Deal With Attorneys Over Scheme

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Melanie E. Damian, the court-appointed equity receiver for Hunter Wise Commodities LLC, recently asked a Florida federal judge to sign off on a settlement ending claims that the firm’s outside counsel failed to properly advise Hunter Wise on the legal risks of its $46 million precious metals investment scam. Ms. Damian, has agreed to settle her $1…

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Melanie Damian Obtains Court Approval for a $750,000 Settlement

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Attorney Melanie Damian, court-appointed receiver for the Estate of the Hunter Wise Entities, recently obtained a $750,000 settlement from the former directors and officers of the Hunter Wise entities. Ms. Damian, of Damian & Valori, LLP, was appointed receiver when Hunter Wise, which traded in precious metals for private customers, was shut down and its…