Few plaintiffs have gone after companies' outside lawyers in backdating lawsuits. But a new derivative case against directors and officers at Brocade Communications Systems also targets the company's law firm, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati. Filed in California federal court by a small San Diego firm, the suit accuses Wilson Sonsini of legal malpractice for allegedly blessing backdating at Brocade, a company that saw two of its former executives convicted of criminal charges.
New Derivative Case Against Brocade Directors Accuses Wilson Sonsini of Malpractice
May 2, 2008