Benesch Friedlander Escapes Ex-Client's Ethics Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (May 13, 2013, 6:11 PM EDT) -- Benesch Friedlander Coplan & Aronoff LLP has dodged claims alleging that it elevated the personal interests of one client over those of her business partner and the business itself, as a Pennsylvania federal judge concluded that, although the claim arose from a federal patent issue, the court lacked jurisdiction.

U.S. District Judge Mitchell S. Goldberg concluded May 7 that the Cleveland-based law firm did not have to face breach of fiduciary responsibility claims launched by Ilene Steinberg, one of two founders of Lice Lifters LLC, a...
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