NHL Star Fedorov Sues Hyman Lippitt For Malpractice

Law360, New York (October 16, 2009, 6:57 PM EDT) -- Former NHL star Sergei Fedorov has fired a slap shot at his former counsel at Hyman Lippitt PC, claiming the firm's conflict of interest in its simultaneous representation of his financial adviser contributed to his loss of more than $60 million in investments.

The firm — along with its attorneys Douglas Hyman, Norman Lippitt and Brian O'Keefe — encouraged Fedorov to transfer “tens of thousands of dollars” to fellow client Joseph Zada, despite the firm's representation of Zada in multiple lawsuits that accused him of running...
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