Lewis Brisbois Ducks Claim In IT Co.'s Malpractice Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (February 10, 2012, 4:42 PM EST) -- Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP on Friday dodged a fraud claim in a malpractice suit alleging the firm assigned an inexperienced attorney to a trade secrets case and cost information technology company FusionStorm millions of dollars in excess legal fees.

California Superior Court Judge Maureen Duffy-Lewis nixed the fraud claim leveled against the firm, ruling that the allegation wasn't pled with enough specificity. Lewis Brisbois promised to put an experienced trade secrets attorney on FusionStorm's case before the firm was brought on but instead put...
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