Crane Collapse, Not Bum Advice, Doomed NYC Tower: Atty

Law360, New York (February 21, 2012, 3:02 PM EST) -- A Herrick Feinstein LLP attorney told a New York state judge Tuesday that the lender of $70 million in bridge financing for an unfinished residential tower can't pin all the blame for the tower's failure on Herrick's alleged malpractice.

The notorious collapse of a construction crane that killed seven people, the implosion of the housing market and other factors just as likely sank the deal as any alleged legal malpractice the firm may have committed, Susan T. Dwyer of Herrick Feinstein LLP told Judge Shirley Werner...
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