Firm Edges Toward Malpractice Suit In Congoleum

Law360, New York (April 24, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In yet another professional setback for the law firm Gilbert Heintz & Randolph LLP, a bankruptcy judge overseeing Chapter 11 proceedings for flooring materials company Congoleum Corp. has paved the way for a bondholder lawsuit against the firm for alleged conflict of interest.

The law firm has repeatedly been the target of harsh words from bankruptcy judge Kathryn C. Ferguson, who has speculated that Congoleum could have emerged from bankruptcy “two years and tens of millions of dollars ago” if it had chosen another law firm...
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