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Calif. Panel Revives Olympic Hopeful's Win Against Atty

Law360 (August 9, 2018, 10:21 PM EDT) -- A California state appeals court said in a published opinion that a lower court was wrong to throw out a jury verdict against an attorney over his representation of an Olympic-hopeful athlete in a dispute with USA Swimming, restoring the verdict and directing the court to notify the state bar of the lawyer's conduct.

In a 35-page decision, the appellate court laid out at length Richard J. Foster's fraudulent conduct while representing swimmer Dagny Knutson, who was looking to uphold an oral agreement regarding training opportunities she...
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