Littler Attys Trim Discovery Blunder Malpractice Suit

Law360 (October 9, 2020, 10:12 PM EDT) -- Siding with Littler Mendelson PC lawyers accused of committing a litigation blunder that ran up a client's legal bills, a Texas judge agreed to trim negligence claims brought under a state anti-SLAPP statute, according to a decision published Friday.

In a brief order, Harris County District Judge Kristen Hawkins granted a defense request in the malpractice case for the dismissal of negligence claims brought under the Texas Citizens Participation Act.

The four Littler attorneys — shareholders Kerry Notestine and Terrence Murphy and associates Conor H. Kelly and Brian Hentosz — have argued that the discovery misstep alleged by their former client,...

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