Pillsbury Fights For Expenses From Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (March 23, 2011, 6:19 PM EDT) -- Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP argued on appeal Tuesday that Capitol Hill Group owes the firm expenses it incurred defending itself against the developer's legal malpractice suit, saying the action breached an agreement the long-time adversaries inked during CHG's bankruptcy case.

In a brief filed in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, Pillsbury said that before it resigned as CHG's counsel in 2004, the developer had agreed not to "fight" with the firm about its fees and expenses.

But, according to the firm,...
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