Levy Stern Can't Shake Ex-Union Workers' Malpractice Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (October 26, 2011, 10:04 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Wednesday refused union law firm Levy Stern & Ford’s request to dismiss three former local union employees' suit accusing it of malpractice for allegedly putting the national union’s interests ahead of theirs while representing both sides in an internal dispute.

“Defendants have not put forth enough evidence to prove as a matter of law that plaintiffs would not have achieved a better result (avoiding termination [or] resignation) had defendants given them different advice or disclosed all information,” Los Angeles Superior Court Judge...
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