DLA Piper Sued Over Alleged Lennar Conflict Of Interest

Law360, New York (February 28, 2012, 5:24 PM EST) -- A real estate developer accused DLA Piper last week of breach of contract and professional malpractice for allegedly failing to disclose that it was representing joint venture partner Lennar Corp. in conflicting litigation while drafting an agreement for a golf community.

Developer Nicolas Marsch III and his wholly owned Briarwood Capital LLC were represented by DLA Piper and partner Brian Foster, a named defendant, from 1997 onwards in connection with a real estate project undertaken with Lennar and its subsidiaries. The project, in Rancho Santa Fe, Calif.,...
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