Reed Smith Accused Of Overbilling, Poor Counseling

Law360, New York (December 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- A religious nonprofit group has lobbed a lawsuit at international powerhouse Reed Smith LLP, alleging that the firm's $1 million bill for defense was overblown and a result of insufficient representation and advice.

Reed Smith's attorneys failed to push to dismiss the case, assert a number of appropriate defenses or adequately advise their client on certain steps to take in an employment lawsuit, The Bair Foundation alleged in the suit it lodged on Nov. 20 in the Court of Common Pleas of Lawrence County, Pa. Instead,...
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