Colucci Can't Shake Abercrombie Malpractice Claims

Law360, New York (April 5, 2010, 5:11 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has denied a bid by Colucci & Umans PC to toss malpractice counterclaims brought by Abercrombie & Fitch Co. in a breach of contract suit launched by the firm over legal fees for international intellectual property work.

Judge Barbara Jones of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York ruled Wednesday that Abercrombie & Fitch's counterclaims asserting legal malpractice against the firm were not time-barred, but protected under a New York revival statute.

Colucci & Umans sued the apparel maker...
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