Haynes And Boone Can't Dodge Antitrust Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (July 26, 2012, 4:16 PM EDT) -- A Texas appellate court on Thursday denied a bid by Haynes and Boone LLP to dismiss a malpractice suit, ruling that the law firm's alleged failure to timely file a federal antitrust suit was within the purview of the state trial court.

The First Court of Appeals ruled that although former Haynes and Boone client RX.Com Inc. would first have to prove it would have prevailed on the antitrust claim in order to establish malpractice, the inherently federal legal question does not preclude the state court...
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