Gibson Dunn, Perkins Coie, Lowenstein Were Duped, DA Says

Law360 (March 22, 2019, 7:07 PM EDT) -- Law firms Gibson Dunn, Perkins Coie and Lowenstein Sandler are out some $255,000 for legal advice they gave accused fraudster Anna Sorokin before word of her alleged scheme got out and she was busted by prosecutors, the Manhattan district attorney said in court papers filed shortly ahead of her trial.

Sorokin, whose alleged escapades are the subject of documentaries that are reportedly in the works at HBO and Netflix, was charged with grand larceny in 2017 for what prosecutors called a monthslong fraud spree. Sorokin, who also used the name Anna Delvey, is accused of grifting friends, lenders and upscale hotels based...

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