Ex-Lehman Boss Loses Carter Ledyard Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (January 24, 2012, 7:11 PM EST) -- An ex-employee of a Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. real estate unit on Tuesday lost his legal malpractice suit over Carter Ledyard & Milburn LLP's alleged botching of his whistleblower case claiming he was abruptly fired for objecting to colleagues' unethical business practices.

Judge Eileen A. Rakower of New York state court rejected an argument by Angelo Meimeteas, a former vice president of Lehman's Global Commercial Real Estate Group, that the firm had failed to protect his claims in light of Lehman's bankruptcy.

According to the opinion,...
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