General Growth Heir Sues Law Firm, Trustee

Law360, New York (August 19, 2009, 6:18 PM EDT) -- The daughter of one of General Growth Properties Inc.'s co-founders has sued the company's long-term counsel, Neal Gerber & Eisenberg LLP, alleging that it and its attorneys committed malpractice and breached their fiduciary duties to her, causing her trusts to lose more than $300 million as the mall giant spiraled into bankruptcy.

Mary Bucksbaum Scanlan filed a complaint Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois alleging that the firm, partners Marshall Eisenberg and Earl Melamed, and corporate trustee General Trust Co....
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