DLA Piper Asks To End $17M Malpractice Suit in Licensing Deal

Law360, New York (May 18, 2012, 7:17 PM EDT) -- DLA Piper on Thursday asked a New York federal court to toss a bankrupt furniture company's $17 million suit accusing the law firm of mismanaging a licensing deal and ensuing legal matters, arguing the company has failed to provide expert testimony supporting most of its claims.

The law firm said in its motion for summary judgment that most of the "wide-ranging" claims presented in Joseph DelGreco & Co. Inc.'s malpractice suit are fatally unsupported by a lack of expert testimony required under state law for matters...
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