Pryor Cashman Can't Shake $42M Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (March 9, 2011, 6:10 PM EST) -- A New York state judge refused Wednesday to dismiss a construction union's legal malpractice suit against Pryor Cashman LLP over the firm's alleged role in a $42 million fraud of two union benefit funds.

The seriousness of the allegations and the divergence in how the union and the law firm each described their relationship showed that it was premature to toss out the strong case, no matter how hard the case might ultimately be to prove, said Judge Barbara R. Kapnick of the Supreme Court of...
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