Prosecutors have charged the former general counsel of Scott Rothstein's defunct law firm with fraud conspiracy.
Ga. Supreme Court opinion makes it an ethical violation for attorneys to conduct such real estate closings
In this column principally revolving around attorney civil liability, it is clear that the law of lawyering is unique. That is, a successful defense or prosecution of an action in legal malpractice or other form of attorney liability requires more than just a sophisticated understanding of the necessary elements of that cause of action (including the case-within-the-case) and how general procedural and substantive issues are practically applied.
Can a county bar association pay the membership fees for the judges of its court of common pleas and magistrate judges who are also attorneys and also pay their costs for the various bar association social functions?
Our latest roundup of law firm lawsuits includes a malicious prosecution case against Latham & Watkins that was reinstated by a California appeals panel, as well as a suit against Yahoo Inc. and its lawyers at Baker & McKenzie, alleging that they conspired to get a big verdict against the tech giant overturned in Mexico.
With $500,000 in threatened sanctions on the line, a lawyer for Grellas Shah argued Friday that attorney-client privilege prevents full disclosure of what happened to damaging emails.
An appellate panel has affirmed the dismissal of a malpractice suit against Willkie Farr & Gallagher, holding that the real estate investor plaintiff would not have been insulated from liability by the so-called business judgment rule had he declined to have his hotel company file for bankruptcy as the firm recommended.
The state Superior Court has upheld the grant of summary judgment to Morgan, Lewis & Bockius and some of its partners in a legal malpractice case involving a $112.5 million real-estate finance deal.
Notice to the bar.
Notice to the bar.