Royston Rayzor Wants $5.5M Malpractice Suit Arbitrated

Law360, Houston (February 11, 2014, 6:52 PM EST) -- Royston Rayzor Vickery & Williams LLP told the Texas Supreme Court on Monday that             its contract with a former client requires arbitration of his $5.5 million malpractice suit over a lottery settlement despite an exclusion for litigation seeking attorneys' fees.

In a petition for mandamus filed with the high court, the firm says the 13th District Court of Appeals incorrectly found that an arbitration clause in Royston Rayzor’s attorney-client contract with former client Francisco Lopez runs afoul of Texas legal ethics rules because it does not...
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