5 Tips To Avoid Employment Malpractice Suits

Law360, New York (August 5, 2016, 4:15 PM EDT) -- Attorneys are reaping the benefits of decades' growth in employment litigation. But the added work coming across their desks has also brought greater exposure to malpractice lawsuits from disgruntled clients.

Plaintiffs lawyers can be particularly vulnerable to malpractice claims, experts say. There are several factors, but much of it boils down to the fact that these attorneys often deal with clients who are emotional and feel that in one way or another, they’ve been wronged.

“It’s not a commercial dispute for them,” said Roger Warin, a Steptoe & Johnson LLP partner who represents lawyers in legal malpractice cases. “It’s a very...

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