Mass. Court Upholds Dismissal Of Malpractice Claims

Law360, New York (June 9, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Massachusetts state appeals court has affirmed the dismissal of a malpractice suit against former attorneys from Goodwin Procter LLP and Morrison & Foerster LLP related to a stock transaction from more than two decades ago.

The Appeals Court of Massachusetts ruled Friday that a lower state court had correctly found that plaintiff Michael Frankston's suit against his former attorneys Brackett B. Denniston and Dennis M. Perluss was barred by the state statute of limitations for legal malpractice claims.

Denniston, who represented Frankston while at Goodwin...
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