Email: EDC lawyer pushed family property for 38 Studios HQ

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WPRI) – The R.I. Economic Development Corporation’s longtime attorney tried to steer 38 Studios to rent a Providence building owned by his wife’s parents at the same time that he was helping to craft the company’s deal with the state, according to newly unsealed court documents.

In an email sent to attorney Michael Corso on March 25, 2010, Robert Stolzman, an attorney for Adler Pollock & Sheehan P.C., suggested the video game company should consider moving to 498 Kinsley Ave., a property owned by his wife’s parents through a trust whose beneficiaries included Stolzman’s wife.

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