NY Firm Asks 2nd Circ. To Nix Arbitration in $12.8M Stock Suit

Law360, Dallas (November 14, 2012, 8:54 PM EST) -- New York law firm Robinson Brog Leinwand Greene Genovese & Gluck PC told the Second Circuit on Monday it shouldn’t be forced to arbitrate its $12.8 million claim against Texas’ The O’Quinn Law Firm over a contract to jointly litigate a securities class action, saying Texas law allows it to move forward in court.

Robinson Brog is challenging a July trial court order that held the firm is estopped from suing and must instead arbitrate its claims against O’Quinn, saying the district court wrongly conflated two...
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