Shuttered Firm WolfBlock Faces $8M Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (January 6, 2014, 2:28 PM EST) -- New Jersey property owners have filed an $8 million lawsuit against closed law firm WolfBlock LLP for alleged legal malpractice, contending its attorneys improperly represented both them and a buyer for their land that ultimately breached residential development and payment commitments.

Plaintiffs Harry and Renee Swartz, who own 60 percent of the Monmouth County land at stake, filed suit Dec. 10, alleging WolfBlock, which they had retained to represent them in the sale of the property, created a conflict of interest by also serving as legal...
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