NY Court Uproots Thompson & Knight Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (February 17, 2011, 7:19 PM EST) -- New York's highest court on Thursday ruled that a malpractice suit against Thompson & Knight LLP over an allegedly botched $5 million oil-and-gas agreement should move to Texas, following several unsuccessful attempts by the law firm to transfer the dispute.

The New York Court of Appeals reversed with costs the denial of the firm's motion to dismiss the complaint brought by Patriot Exploration LLC, ruling that the New York State Supreme Court, Appellate Division had abused its discretion in finding that traditional forum non conveniens factors...
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