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First pleading could identify law firm as nominal party (access required)

Where a complaint did not seek any monetary relief against, or allege any breach of duty by, the sole defendant who resided in the same state as plaintiff, that defendant’s status as a nominal party who did not count for purposes of determining diversity was ascertainable from the complaint, and the notice of removal was ...