Conn. Law Firm Can Be Sued In Ariz. In Tax Shelter Row

Law360, New York (January 24, 2014, 3:34 PM EST) -- The Arizona Supreme Court ruled Friday that Connecticut law firm Pullman & Comley LLC, which provided legal advice to Arizona investors for a tax shelter transaction that went awry, can be sued in the state even though the firm's attorneys aren't licensed in Arizona.

Wednesday's ruling upholds a court of appeals decision that said the investors can sue Pullman and firm partner D. Robert Morris in Arizona because the firm and Morris had sufficient contact within the state when they issued an opinion letter supporting the...
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