Malpractice Appeal Puts Perkins Coie Back On Hook

Law360, New York (April 24, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A legal malpractice suit against Perkins Coie LLP is back on track now that a California appeals court has revived allegations that attorneys from the firm misled former client In4Network Inc. about the merits of a doomed and costly case, dismissed in 2002, that accused the University of Southern California of misrepresenting the quality of the software it licensed to In4Network.

Judges Paul Turner, Orville Armstrong and Sandy Kriegler of the California Court of Appeal for the Second Appellate District, Division Five, reversed the trial court’s...
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