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This May 22, 2019, file photo shows a portion of the Jay Peak Ski Resort in Jay, Vermont. Foreigners who invested in the Jay Peak and Burke Mountain ski area developments that are now linked to alleged fraud say the federal government is declining to act on their petitions for U.S. residency. A federal lawsuit filed in Florida on Nov. 13, accuses the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services of leaving their residency petitions in limbo. The agency declined to comment. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring, File) Jay Peak Ski Resort in Jay, Vermont. (AP Photo/Wilson Ring, File)

As Americans spent their Black Friday shopping for deals, Los Angeles-based Mitchell Silberberg & Knupp was fighting to fend off a $260 million legal malpractice lawsuit in Miami federal court.

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David Thomas

I'm a reporter covering the business of law, with an emphasis on national and global law firms for The American Lawyer, Law.com and other ALM publications.

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