Nixon Peabody, Atty Face $1.5M Malpractice Suit From RE Co.

Law360, New York (April 26, 2013, 4:26 PM EDT) -- Nixon Peabody LLP and one of its partners were hit with a $1.5 million malpractice suit Thursday in California by a property development company that claims the partner, also a company co-founder, gave bad advice on removing another co-founder and wrongfully billed the company.

Highland Property Development LLC, its construction affiliate and two members claim Nixon Peabody partner Gary P. Downs never advised the other members of a potential conflict of interest with having a founding member and his employer serving as the legal counsel for...
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