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 resolution; consumer and commercial fraud; environmental hazards and contamination; medical negligence and defects; occupational disease and toxic torts; and transportation defects. For more information on Motley Rice LLC call 1-800-768-4026 or visit www.motleyrice.com .
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