Holland & Knight, Others Escape Legal Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (December 13, 2011, 6:29 PM EST) -- A New York state judge on Tuesday dismissed a legal malpractice suit that alleged Holland & Knight LLP and two other law firms botched litigation over a factoring agreement and left the plaintiffs unable to collect on a $4 million judgment.

Temporary employment companies Martin Francis International Associates Inc. and MFIA Staffing Inc. had alleged that the three law firms bungled a dispute over a factoring agreement — an arrangement in which a company can sell its accounts receivable — leaving the companies unable to collect...
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