Weil Gotshal Bankruptcy Malpractice Suit Revived

Law360, New York (October 8, 2010, 5:44 PM EDT) -- A bankruptcy appeals panel has revived a lawsuit brought by a Christian charity organization alleging Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP mishandled its Chapter 11 case, saying the litigation should be handled in state court.

The U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Eighth Circuit ruled Friday that a bankruptcy judge should have remanded to state court the petition brought by the National Benevolent Association of the Christian Church and the state of Missouri rather than dismissing their claims.

The case dates back to 2004, when NBA filed...
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