Penthouse Malpractice Claims V. Pachulski Revived

Law360, New York (June 3, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has revived malpractice claims against Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP stemming from an employee severance claim in the bankruptcy of Penthouse magazine’s parent company.

Judge Shira A. Scheindlin of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Tuesday ruled that Penthouse Media Group Inc. had no way of knowing that Pachulski failed to notify a former employee of the bar date for severance claims or that the firm had failed to set a bar date, because the firm...
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