N.J. Court Revives Nixon Peabody Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (July 22, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A New Jersey appellate court has revived a legal malpractice suit against Nixon Peabody LLP and Wolff & Samson PC stemming from a family dispute over interests in an intimate apparel company.

The appellate division of the Superior Court of New Jersey on Monday reversed a lower court order tossing the suit, ruling that a settlement in related matters did not preclude the plaintiffs' claims against the law firms.

Allan Schulman and his son, Darren J. Schulman, allege that the firms assisted three of their family...
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