Napoli Bern Hit With $1M Malpractice Suit By Ex-HSBC Exec

Law360, New York (August 8, 2013, 9:50 PM EDT) -- A former HSBC Bank USA NA executive hit Napoli Bern Ripka Shkolnik LLP with a $1 million malpractice suit in New York court Tuesday, claiming the law firm failed to represent him in a suit claiming HSBC had fired him in retaliation for whistleblowing.

John Cruz claims that he retained Napoli Bern in December 2009 to litigate cases related to his reporting of accounts he suspected were being used for money laundering. He was fired by HSBC in February 2010, but Napoli failed to bring his...
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