K&L Gates Appeals Revival of $500M Malpractice Suit

Law360, Philadelphia (August 28, 2012, 7:37 PM EDT) -- K&L Gates asked the Pennsylvania Supreme Court last week to review a lower court's decision reviving a $500 million malpractice case by the liquidating trustee of Le-Nature's Inc. accusing the firm of failing to uncover massive fraud at the now-defunct company.

K&L Gates, which was retained by a special committee of Le-Nature’s board of directors to assist in an investigation of the company’s senior management in 2003, said in its appeal, filed Aug. 20, that the Pennsylvania Superior Court set a dangerous precedent by allowing the...
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