Akin Gump Real Estate Malpractice Suit Revived

Law360, Dallas (November 14, 2012, 6:12 PM EST) -- A Texas appellate court on Wednesday ruled Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP shouldn’t have won summary judgment in a malpractice suit that alleges the firm overbilled a client in a lawsuit over hotel construction, sending the case back to a trial court.

The Fourth Court of Appeals said Akin Gump didn’t prove negligence claims brought by Riverwalk CY Hotel Partners Ltd. were time-barred, and the court said the firm didn’t adequately respond to allegations it intentionally failed to turn over Riverwalk’s case to an...
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