Malpractice Suit Against Paul Weiss Time-Barred

Law360, New York (March 30, 2010, 3:45 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has thrown out Metromedia International Group Inc.’s case accusing Paul Weiss Rifkind Wharton & Garrison LLP of improperly drafting a certificate of designation for the telecommunications company that triggered a shareholder suit that led to its bankruptcy, finding that the claims were barred or repetitive.

Judge Richard Sullivan of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Monday determined that MIG’s drafting malpractice claim was time-barred, its malpractice claim was barred by New York’s borrowing statute, and its breach...
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