Cheese Maker's Malpractice Suit Against Law Firm Melts

Law360, Los Angeles (June 6, 2013, 3:56 PM EDT) -- A California judge Thursday tossed a cheese maker's malpractice suit that alleged law firm Epstein Becker & Green PC bungled a contract dispute resulting in a $14.5 million judgment, ruling evidence did not show that the company would have obtained a better result absent the firm’s purported negligence.

Cacique Inc., a La Puente, Calif.-based cheese manufacturer, sued EBG in 2011, alleging that one of its partners, Angel Gomez, botched the defense of a breach of contract lawsuit filed against Cacique by Dairy Farmers of America Inc.

Specifically, Cacique...
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