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Allegations of an Affair and a Forgery Ensnare Beveridge & Diamond


— October 12, 2007

An affair between star partners. A bitter divorce. Claims of mishandled 401(k) funds. Things have gotten messy at Beveridge & Diamond. A dispute that stems from a bitter divorce battle between firm partner John Guttmann and his wife, Nancy Lasater, has ensnared partners at 95-lawyer Beveridge & Diamond in allegations that include adultery and forgery. The couple’s real-life “War of the Roses” has pulled a litany of well-known Washington lawyers into the fray as well.

Details here from Legal Times via Law.com.


An affair between star partners. A bitter divorce. Claims of mishandled 401(k) funds. Things have gotten messy at Beveridge & Diamond. A dispute that stems from a bitter divorce battle between firm partner John Guttmann and his wife, Nancy Lasater, has ensnared partners at 95-lawyer Beveridge & Diamond in allegations that include adultery and forgery. The couple’s real-life “War of the Roses” has pulled a litany of well-known Washington lawyers into the fray as well.

Details here from Legal Times via Law.com.

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