Law Firm Sued Over "Botched" Stock Purchase

Law360, New York (May 21, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A California company is suing its legal counsel, claiming the New York-based law firm assigned to its case an incompetent attorney who botched a stock transfer agreement that led to lawsuits by investors.

The natural fiber products maker, BCI International Holdings Inc, is suing Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge for $3 million, claiming the firm failed to properly train and supervise its lawyers to prevent them from providing “incompetent and unethical legal services.”

In a complaint filed Thursday in the Manhattan district court, BCI claims Edwards...
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