McDermott Client Tells Judge To Keep Malpractice Suit Alive

Law360, New York (February 26, 2013, 6:48 PM EST) -- A trust for The Antioch Co. filed an opposition in Ohio federal court Friday to McDermott Will & Emery LLP's motion for summary judgment in a malpractice suit over the firm's legal advice about Antioch's employee stock ownership plan, arguing that the claims are not time-barred.

The trust accuses McDermott of malpractice and of aiding and abetting purported breaches of fiduciary duty by Lee Morgan, son of Antioch founder Ernest Morgan.

On Friday, the trust alleged that McDermott represented Antioch through June 2008, not 2003 as...
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