Dickstein Shapiro Sued By Pawnbroker Over $30M In Paintings

Law360, New York (February 28, 2013, 7:45 PM EST) -- A Beverly Hills pawnbroker launched a suit in California state court Tuesday alleging law firm Dickstein Shapiro LLP had provided faulty advice and representation that led to the loss of more than $30 million in paintings which a now-bankrupt art gallery pledged as collateral.

Yossi Dina, owner of Ben Jewelry Inc., claims attorneys at the firm's Los Angeles office drafted a faulty agreement meant to resolve a suit brought against his company by the Edenhurst Gallery, then failed to help defend the settlement when it was...
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