NY Judge Tosses $15M Attorney Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (May 19, 2015, 7:00 PM EDT) -- A New York supreme court judge dismissed claims by a former MetLife whistleblower who won a $2.5 million retaliation suit who said that his attorneys committed malpractice by not working hard enough on his behalf.

During oral arguments on April 29 made public on Monday, New York Justice Jeffrey K. Oing dismissed claims by whistleblower Ronald A. Roganti, who had sought $15 million and a return of attorneys' fees from his former counsel Robert Kraus and Pearl Zuchlewski of Kraus & Zuchlewski LLP, that the attorneys committed malpractice by failing to claim constructive discharge during his Financial Industry Regulatory Authority proceeding,...

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