Wachtell Lipton Sues CVR, Icahn Over Malpractice Claims

Law360, Washington (December 18, 2013, 8:02 PM EST) -- A malpractice suit filed by Carl Icahn-controlled CVR Energy Inc. against Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz is part of a frivolous “bullying campaign” to stymie the firm’s representation of clients opposed to Icahn’s “corporate raiding,” Wachtell Lipton said in a New York lawsuit filed Wednesday.

The New York suit is a direct response to a lawsuit filed by Icahn and CVR in Kansas court in connection with the firm's work in fending off the billionaire investor's $2.6 billion takeover bid for the Texas-based refiner last year.

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