Celanese Sues Kaye Scholer For Legal Malpractice

Law360, New York (June 23, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Kaye Scholer LLP is facing a legal malpractice suit over the way attorneys handled several antitrust suits accusing Celanese Americas Corp. of fixing the price of polyester staple fiber.

The suit, filed late last month in Dallas County, Texas, was removed Thursday to the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas.

The suit names the firm and attorney Robert B. Bernstein, who served as special counsel to Kaye Scholer during the time the firm represented the company.

Celanese, which recently settled the multidistrict antitrust...
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