$83M Bond Sought In Akin Gump Malpractice Case

Law360, New York (June 15, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Plaintiffs accusing Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP of gross malpractice and negligence have asked a judge to set a supersedeas bond of more than $83 million as post-verdict motions continue in a dispute over botched patent applications and related infringement litigation.

Air Measurement Technologies Inc. and North-South Corp. filed a motion Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Texas, asking that the supersedeas amount include the total amount of the final judgment, plus taxable costs and post-judgment interest for two...
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