Ex-Paul Hastings Partner Sues T-Mobile Over Nixed Retainer

Law360, New York (August 1, 2013, 6:49 PM EDT) -- A boutique law firm whose founder says MetroPCS Communications Inc. wooed him away from a stable partnership at Paul Hastings LLP only to drop his newly formed firm after merging with T-Mobile U.S. Inc. sued T-Mobile for breach of contract in Washington federal court Thursday.

Ex-Paul Hastings telecommunications partner Carl W. Northrop says he started the D.C. boutique Telecommunications Law Professionals PLLC with two associates, Michael Lazarus and Andrew Morentz in 2011, after then-Paul Hastings client Metro PCS encouraged them to leave the international firm for...
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