Resort Founder Hits Ex-Atty With $375M Malpractice Suit

Law360, Wilmington (June 9, 2011, 9:00 PM EDT) -- Timothy Blixseth, co-founder of the Yellowstone Club, hit his former counsel with a $375 million legal malpractice suit in Montana on Wednesday, claiming the lawyer betrayed attorney-client privilege in helping creditors pin the private resort’s bankruptcy on Blixseth.

Stephen Brown of Garlington Lohn & Robinson PLLP represented Blixseth in connection with an ill-fated $375 million loan to the Yellowstone Club from Credit Suisse AG, as well as in his divorce, which passed the private Montana ski and golf resort into his ex-wife’s hands immediately prior to...
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