Simpson Thacher Malpractice Suit Reinstated In Calif.

Law360, New York (December 2, 2009, 7:34 PM EST) -- A California appeals court has reversed a lower court's dismissal under the state's anti-strategic lawsuit against public participation, or anti-SLAPP, statute of PrediWave Corp.'s malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty suit over Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP's representation of it and an executive in an underlying deal.

A three-judge panel in the California Court of Appeal for the Sixth Appellate District on Wednesday overturned the Santa Clara County Superior Court's order approving the firm's special motion to strike PrediWave's complaint, ruling that PrediWave's claims are not...
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