Wilmer Malpractice Row Win Upheld By DC Appeals Court

Law360, New York (April 12, 2013, 10:26 PM EDT) -- The District of Columbia's highest court on Thursday dressed down a discharged U.S. Army captain accusing former counsel Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale & Dorr LLP of malpractice in his challenge to the now-defunct “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” mandate, citing his “shocking” conduct in his suit against the law firm.

The D.C. Court of Appeals denied the challenge by attorney and former service member James E. Pietrangelo to lower court findings in favor of Wilmer Hale, whom he had accused of purposely throwing the fight against the...
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