Atty Gets SK Foods Malpractice Suit Sent To District Court

Law360, New York (June 13, 2012, 10:48 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge ruled Wednesday that the adversary complaint SK Foods' Chapter 11 trustee brought against a former attorney for the food processor can be removed to district court, as the majority of its claims are not core to the bankruptcy proceeding.

Trustee Bradley D. Sharp brought the suit against Gary G. Perry, claiming the attorney's representation of SK Foods fell below the applicable standard of care. The trustee alleges Perry failed to disclose certain financial information, defectively drafed critical agreements, provided incompetent transactional advice...
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