McAfee Overbilling Suit V. WilmerHale To Move Ahead

Law360, New York (January 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Security software maker McAfee Inc. got a green light to pursue its claim that WilmerHale LLP committed fraud when it represented McAfee's former chief financial officer in a securities action that resulted in a felony conviction.

The Court of Appeals of Texas on Dec. 31 denied WilmerHale's writ of mandamus appeal of a trial court decision that had refused to dismiss McAfee's fraud claim in October, when the trial court dismissed all other claims in the suit, including accusations of breach of fiduciary duty and gross...
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