Akin Gump Sued By Ex-Client Over LA Billboard Advice

Law360, New York (October 11, 2011, 1:15 PM EDT) -- Outdoor advertiser World Wide Rush LLC turned on its own former counsel Friday, lodging a suit against Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP in California state court that accuses the firm of professional negligence in its representation of the billboard company.

WWR and its manager Barry Rush brought the suit in connection with considerable legal trouble it got into with Los Angeles over so-called supergraphic ads, which are banned by the city. Supergraphic ads are mammoth displays, usually made of vinyl or plastic, and can...
To view the full article, register now.