Mayer Tells 7th Circ. 'Absurd' Malpractice Suit Rightly Nixed

Law360, Chicago (January 16, 2013, 5:23 PM EST) -- Mayer Brown LLP and health care manager CMGT Inc.'s bankruptcy trustee sparred before the Seventh Circuit on Wednesday, with the firm calling the trustee's $17 million malpractice suit over a contract fight improperly prepared and "absurd" while the trustee argued to revive the malpractice case.

CMGT trustee David Grochocinski filed suit accusing Mayer Brown of committing malpractice by failing to defend CMGT in a California breach of contract suit filed by Spehar Capital LLC, a consultant hired to help CMGT obtain financing. Spehar Capital won a...
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