Paul Hastings Can't Shake Malpractice Suit Over RE Row

Law360, Los Angeles (August 13, 2013, 6:41 PM EDT) -- A California state appellate court Monday denied Paul Hastings LLP's bid for an early win in L.A. Pacific Center Inc.'s legal malpractice lawsuit against it, ruling the property buyer alleged it was financially harmed by the law firm's mistakes despite its underlying $140 million arbitration win over a rival.

In an 18-page, unanimous, unpublished decision, a three-judge state appellate panel affirmed Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Mel Red Recana's decision to deny Paul Hastings' motion for summary judgment in connection with the 2004 Las Vegas...
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