Fields Fehn Can't Shake Malpractice Judgment

Law360, New York (November 15, 2012, 9:53 PM EST) -- A California appeals court on Thursday affirmed a malpractice judgment against Los Angeles law firm Fields Fehn & Sherwin for allegedly mishandling an arbitration between a securities broker client and the broker's former employer over the reimbursement of business-related travel expenses.

A three-judge Second Appellate District panel affirmed a trial court's judgment of $155,839 plus costs in favor of former RBC Dain Rauscher Inc. broker Gary Handler, who said the law firm mishandled his case in a Financial Industry Regulatory Authority arbitration with his employer....
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