Ex-Counsel to Public Administrator in Bronx Faces Excessive Fee Charges

, New York Law Journal

Michael Lippman, who had been counsel to the public administrator in the Bronx for more than 30 years when he was terminated in April 2009, pleaded not guilty yesterday to charges of taking excessive fees for his work on five estates, amounting to $300,000. Mr. Lippman surrendered yesterday and prosecutors agreed to his release without bail.

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