Seyfarth Shaw Sued Over Giordano Ch. 11 Advice

Law360, New York (October 16, 2013, 2:55 PM EDT) -- The former owners of once-bankrupt pizza chain Giordano's Enterprises Inc. on Tuesday sued their former counsel at Seyfarth Shaw LLP in Illinois state court for legal malpractice, claiming the firm cost them more than $2 million by botching a bankruptcy filing.

John and Eva Apostolou say that after GEI filed for Chapter 11, Seyfarth associate James B. Sowka and former partner David C. Christian failed to file an adequate objection to consolidate GEI’s and its related entities’ estates into one bankruptcy action.

One of the GEI...
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