Greenberg Traurig Beats Defense Exec's $10M Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (October 17, 2012, 3:56 PM EDT) -- A Manhattan judge has tossed a $10 million malpractice and breach of contract suit in which a defense industry executive claims Greenberg Traurig LLP hindered him from selling company stock, ruling that he and the law firm did not have an attorney-client relationship, according to an order published Monday.

New York County Judge Eileen Bransten ruled that Thomas F. Cusack, a former executive with American Defense Systems Inc., could not establish that the firm, which was counsel for the defense company, also represented him, dismissing his...
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