Davis & Gilbert Tries To Dance Out Of $8M Movie Suit

Law360, New York (September 7, 2012, 3:37 PM EDT) -- An attorney for Davis & Gilbert LLP on Friday fired back at a film production company accusing the firm of malpractice, telling a New York state judge the law firm did the copyright and trademark application work it promised for a dance documentary.

Vincent J. Syracuse of Tannenbaum Helpern Syracuse & Hirschtritt LLP, who represents Davis & Gilbert, said Candela Entertainment Inc. and its co-president, Cynthia Newport, are trying to blame the law firm for not getting the necessary consent of the artists in the film...
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