A law firm facing a malpractice suit has lost its bid to seek indemnification from DLA Piper for any resulting damages in the case, which centers on work by a lawyer who practiced at both firms.
In a decision Tuesday, Manhattan Acting Supreme Court Justice Marcy Friedman ruled that DLA Piper was not required under contract or common law to contribute to any judgment in the case against Eaton & Van Winkle and the lawyer, Alfred Ferrer III.
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