McDermott Fires Back In Malpractice Suit Over Stocks

Law360, New York (July 30, 2009, 1:49 PM EDT) -- McDermott Will & Emery LLP has asked a federal judge to toss a suit accusing the firm of negligence in representing a scrapbook supplier in its offer to buy stock from departing workers, arguing that the suit scapegoats the firm for the company's bankruptcy and fails to meet even basic pleading standards.

In the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio on Wednesday, McDermott moved to dismiss the malpractice suit filed by The Antioch Litigation Trust. The trust was assigned professional negligence claims as...
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