Mayer Brown Tells 7th Circ. $17M Malpractice Suit Is Absurd

Law360, New York (July 16, 2012, 5:42 PM EDT) -- Mayer Brown LLP asked the Seventh Circuit on Friday to affirm a lower court's dismissal of a CMGT Inc. bankruptcy trustee's $17 million malpractice lawsuit against the law firm, calling it an attempt to manipulate the justice system and saying its success would lead to an absurd result.

Mayer Brown said the suit, which accused it of failing to properly defend the health care management company in a contract dispute with its financial adviser Spehar Capital LLC, was filed by bankruptcy trustee David Grochocinski as part...
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