2nd Circ. Pushed To Revive $17M DLA Piper Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (September 10, 2013, 7:19 PM EDT) -- A bankrupt furniture company asked the Second Circuit on Tuesday to reopen a $17 million malpractice suit against DLA Piper, arguing the firm’s negligence led it to botch a licensing and loan deal.

DLA Piper’s failure to make sure $767 in interest due was paid directly led to Joseph DelGreco & Co. defaulting on a loan provided by a Taiwanese supplier, DelGreco’s lawyer Hartley T. Bernstein of Bernstein & Wasserman LLP said at oral arguments before a panel of judges in Manhattan.

DelGreco, which filed for...
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