Haynes And Boone Can't Ax Ex-Client's $10M Legal Fee Claim

Law360, Dallas (June 3, 2013, 8:29 PM EDT) -- A Texas state judge on Monday said Haynes and Boone LLP must continue to defend against a former client’s claim that the firm is responsible for some of the $10 million in attorneys' fees the client faced after being sued for allegedly following the firm’s advice to enter bankruptcy.

Dallas County District Judge Martin Hoffman said in a ruling from the bench that he was denying Haynes and Boone’s motion for summary judgment dismissal of the claim for attorneys' fee damages. But Judge Hoffman reserved judgment...
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