Judge Keeps Alive McAfee Fraud Suit V. WilmerHale

Law360, New York (October 15, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A Texas state judge has dismissed all but one claim of fraud in a lawsuit brought by security software maker McAfee Inc. in an effort to force WilmerHale LLP to pay back most of the $12 million the company paid the firm to represent its former chief financial officer in a criminal securities action that resulted in a felony conviction.

On Oct. 10, Judge Mark Rusch of the District Court of Collin County, Texas, refused to dismiss McAfee's claim that WilmerHale committed fraud when it failed...
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