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After 10 years, Supremes disbar two ATL ambulance chasers

November 30, 2011 --

Two Atlanta attorneys who paid runners at least $276,000 over several years to bring them personal-injury clients were stripped of their right to practice law today by the Supreme Court of Georgia. Lawyers Steven C. Freedman and Thomas C. Sinowski, who had “zealously” litigated the case against them for 10 years, argued that even a one-year suspension was too much.

William D. Novelli, ex-CEO of AARP: $1,005,380

William D. Novelli, ex-CEO of AARP: $1,005,380
February 19, 2010 --

William D. Novelli, who resigned as CEO in March 2009, was just one of 18 AARP executives who were paid more than $300,000 in 2008. Tax records show Novelli’s total compensation topped $1 million that year with the inclusion of $207,000 in deferred pay. Novelli’s pay package was a recent topic debate on Capitol Hill, where some congressmen complained that AARP executives would benefit personally from proposed health care reforms.