An Austin journalist has sued Big Law firm Jackson Lewis and one of its Dallas-based principals, alleging the lawyer conspired with a news station to concoct a plan to terminate the journalist in retaliation for filing a discrimination claim.
The lawsuit tests the line between valid—versus unethical or illegal advice to clients—probing the correct application of the attorney-immunity doctrine, which protects attorneys from being sued by third parties over legal advice they gave their clients.
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