Hoge Fenton Seeks Sanctions Over Malpractice Suit Removal

Law360, New York (October 25, 2012, 5:57 PM EDT) -- Law firm Hoge Fenton Jones & Appel on Wednesday asked a California federal judge to sanction a former client it represented in a securities action for removing his legal malpractice case against the firm to federal court just days before trial, calling the move “frivolous.”

Former client Robert Pack has been litigating his legal malpractice action against Hoge Fenton since January 2011, but in August he removed his case three days before trial in a bid to delay the suit after he experienced a slew of...
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