Thorpe Shwer Obtains Voluntary Dismissal of Public Official in Federal Court Action

Attorneys André Merrett, Sara Witthoft, Brad Shwer, and Matt St. Martin obtained a voluntary dismissal of a public official in a high profile case in U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona. Plaintiff brought claims under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, 42 U.S.C. § 1985, and Arizona law against, among others, prosecutors in the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office, based on an alleged conspiracy to violate Plaintiff’s civil rights. After reviewing a draft of a motion to be filed on behalf of Thorpe Shwer’s client, Plaintiff agreed to voluntarily dismiss all claims against the firm’s client.