Greenberg Traurig Faces Designer's $250M Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (February 3, 2012, 11:10 PM EST) -- Greenberg Traurig LLP and two of its attorneys were hit with a $250 million lawsuit Thursday by a jewelry designer accusing the firm of acting solely in her sister’s interests while representing them both in an underlying trademark suit against each other despite a conflict of interest.

In her complaint filed in New York Supreme Court, County of New York, Michelle Savitt accuses Greenberg Traurig, the chair of its New York media and entertainment practice Paul D. Schindler and G. Roxanne Elings of concealing the conflict...
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