Blackwater Hits Wiley Rein With $30M Suit

Law360, New York (January 25, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A $30 million legal malpractice lawsuit brought by Blackwater Security Consulting LLC against Wiley Rein LLP over the law firm's handling of a wrongful death suit stemming from the killings of four men working for Blackwater in Fallujah, Iraq in 2004 appears to be without merit, a Wiley Rein partner said Friday.

Blackwater filed its complaint in the Superior Court for the District of Columbia on Wednesday, naming Wiley Rein and Margaret Ryan, a judge with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Services and...
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