Willkie Farr, Ex-Client Spar Over Tossed Backstabbing Claim

Law360, New York (February 16, 2017, 10:08 PM EST) -- An ex-client of Willkie Farr & Gallagher LLP squared off against the firm in a New York appellate court on Thursday in a bid to overturn the dismissal of his case, saying the court misconstrued his suit as a legal malpractice case and used the wrong date when it determined he sued too late.

Dennis T. Palmeri, who hired the firm while he was under scrutiny from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority, sued Willkie in 2013 for neglecting his interests as soon as it began working...
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