3rd Circ. Revives Carpenter Bennett Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (March 12, 2010, 3:31 PM EST) -- A federal appeals court has revived a legal malpractice claim against Carpenter Bennett & Morrissey over the firm's representation of alleged victims in a sexual harassment case against a one-time Rutgers University professor.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit issued an opinion Thursday vacating a district court order and remanding the matter for further proceedings. The appeals court reversed CBM's summary judgment win on malpractice and breach of fiduciary duty claims.

CBM merged with McElroy Deutsch & Mulvaney in 2004 to form McElroy...
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