Dechert, Others Can't Weigh In On K&L Gates Malpractice Case

Law360, Philadelphia (October 12, 2012, 4:10 PM EDT) -- The Pennsylvania Supreme Court on Thursday denied a bid by Dechert LLP and other firms to file an amicus brief backing K&L Gates LLP's appeal of a decision allowing a $500 million malpractice case over criminal fraud at bankrupt Le-Nature's Inc. to proceed in county court.

Dechert, which petitioned the court on behalf of firms including Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, Rhoads & Sinon LLP and Schnader Harrison Segal & Lewis LLP, had sought to file a brief supporting K&L Gates' bid challenging a state Superior...
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