DLA Wants Malpractice Suit Out Of Bankruptcy Court

Law360, New York (August 27, 2010, 3:57 PM EDT) -- DLA Piper has asked a court to send back to district court a $17 million malpractice suit brought against it by a bankrupt textile and furniture seller alleging the firm botched an international brand licensing deal.

DLA Piper counsel Howard Davis of Meister Seelig & Fein LLP asked the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York on Thursday to withdraw the reference of Joseph DelGreco & Co. Inc.'s suit to the bankruptcy court.

DelGreco's complaint consists of noncore, common law tort claims related...
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