Troutman Merges $5M Fee Fight, $10M Malpractice Row

Law360 (April 1, 2011, 8:06 PM EDT) -- A New York state judge consolidated a $10 million legal malpractice suit with two corresponding suits seeking $4.5 million in legal fees Friday, in litigation over Troutman Sanders LLP attorneys' representation of a light-emiting diode technology patent holder.

Judge Paul Wooten of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, New York County, sent Dr. Gertrude Neumark Rothschild’s case against the attorneys that spearheaded the patent litigation up north to Westchester County, where Troutman and attorney Albert Jacobs Jr. filed suit in August 2010 for...
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