Schwartz Simon Sued For Malpractice In Mortgage Firm Row

Law360, New York (February 28, 2014, 8:11 PM EST) -- Schwartz Simon Edelstein & Celso LLP was hit Wednesday with a malpractice suit in New Jersey state court by a mortgage company alleging the firm negligently represented it against unfair competition and violation of noncompete agreement claims by negotiating a settlement without its knowledge.

Clinton, N.J.-based Residential Home Mortgage Corp. said in its Feb. 26 complaint that it hired Schwartz Simon attorney Nuris A. Portuondo to represent the company and five of its principals in an unfair competition suit filed against them by American Federal Mortgage...
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