The Second Department said the Court of Appeals' review of the case did not contradict the fundamental basis for the two-year suspension: that Peter Galasso failed to perform his fiduciary duties as an attorney and safeguard clients' funds in a case where his brother and firm's bookkeeper embezzled millions of dollars.
On Reconsideration, Panel Upholds Lawyer's Suspension
New York Law Journal
December 20, 2012
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