Becker & Poliakoff Faces Malpractice Suit Over Mall Project

By Shayna Posses (May 16, 2016, 4:11 PM EDT) -- Tangshan Ganglu Iron & Steel Co. Ltd. hit Becker & Poliakoff PA and an attorney who once worked there with a malpractice suit Friday, alleging that their actions caused the China-based investor to lose at least $140 million on a defunct Florida shopping mall property.

The majority owner of Mapuche Holdings LLC, the entity formed to oversee the redevelopment of the former Plantation Fashion Mall in Plantation, Florida, filed suit against the firm and former attorney Pamela Anselmo, now with Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP, alleging in a Florida federal court complaint that they helped minority owner Wei Chen shut Ganglu out...

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