9th Circ. Urged To Revive $100M Bryan Cave Malpractice Suits

Law360, Los Angeles (February 14, 2014, 4:51 PM EST) -- Trustees for a bankrupt real estate investment firm on Friday urged the Ninth Circuit to revive their legal malpractice suits seeking more than $100 million from Bryan Cave LLP, saying Bryan Cave attorneys knew the investment firm was engaging in fraud when it represented the company but failed to stop it.

The two linked appeals, filed by Bradley D. Sharp and Thomas P. Jeremiassen, bankruptcy trustees of Estate Financial Inc. and its independent investment vehicle Estate Financial Mortgage Fund LLC, seek the revival of their malpractice...
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