Thompson & Knight Blasts Scant Evidence In Malpractice Ruling

Law360, New York (November 26, 2012, 3:50 PM EST) -- Thompson & Knight LLP last week pressed a Dallas County court to vacate a $960,000 judgment against it in a legal malpractice suit brought by former clients involved in an oil and gas deal, saying there was not enough evidence justifying the judgment.

In a motion to modify the judgment filed Nov. 19, the law firm said the expert testimony and evidence presented at trial grossly overstated the value of the planned oil wells to be drilled in the deal, which led to an inflated calculation...
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