Motley Rice Expands 9/11 And Anti-Terrorism Practice Group

Former Liaison to FBI, INS and U.S. Customs Joins Firm

Feb 14, 2005, 00:00 ET from Motley Rice LLC

    MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C., Feb. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- Motley Rice LLC, one of the
 nation's largest plaintiffs' litigation firms, today announced that attorney
 John M. Eubanks has joined the firm.  As a member of the Motley Rice 9/11 and
 Anti-Terrorism practice group he is involved in the litigation recently filed
 in the Eastern District of New York against Arab Bank PLC.  Eubanks will also
 work on the 9/11 Families United to Bankrupt Terrorism action as well as the
 litigation against Libya and others on behalf of an American victim of the
 bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland in December 1988.
     Eubanks' interest in counterterrorism developed during a year of study in
 the Middle East when he was present in Israel during multiple suicide bombings
 against the Israeli civilian population.  After graduation from Georgetown
 University, he pursued this interest in counterterrorism as a researcher with
 the Washington, DC-based think tank, The Investigative Project.  He served as
 a liaison on various terrorism financing investigations pertaining to Hamas
 and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad with the Federal Bureau of Investigation
 (FBI), the former Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) and U.S.
 Customs. He also worked as an independent consultant on groundbreaking
 litigation pertaining to the financing of terrorism that resulted in the
 murder of an American citizen.
     Prior to joining Motley Rice, Eubanks was associated with a law firm in
 Washington, DC, where he was integrally involved in civil litigation against
 various groups within the United States who provided material support or
 resources to the Hamas terrorist organization.  Eubanks earned a Bachelor of
 Science degree in Foreign Service and spent a semester abroad at The Hebrew
 University of Jerusalem.  Eubanks earned a JD from Georgetown University Law
 Center and was admitted to the Maryland State Bar in January of 2004.
     Eubanks has published numerous articles on counterterrorism and security
 and was a major contributor to a full-length non-fiction work entitled
 "American Jihad: The Terrorists Living Among Us," (Free Press 2002) which
 details the activities of organizations and individuals within the United
 States who provide material support and/or resources to Middle Eastern and
 Islamic terrorist organizations abroad.
     Motley Rice LLC is one of the nation's largest plaintiffs' litigation
 firms.  Motley Rice attorneys gained global recognition for their pioneering
 work on behalf of asbestos victims, the State Attorneys General in their
 landmark litigation against Big Tobacco, and the 9/11 families in their
 groundbreaking lawsuit against terrorist financiers.  Motley Rice attorneys
 continue to seek justice in the areas of: catastrophic injury; complex case
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