Boies Schiller Slams 'Baseless' IP Malpractice Claims

By Jeannie O'Sullivan (May 15, 2020, 6:39 PM EDT) -- Boies Schiller Flexner LLP on Friday slammed a malpractice complaint over its handling of intellectual property litigation over water balloon patents, describing the former client's "baseless" claims as an attempt to dodge paying legal fees.

The New York-based firm's statement came in response to a lawsuit filed Thursday in New Jersey state court alleging that multiple missteps by co-founder David Boies and then-partner D. Michael Underhill led to a nearly $30 million judgment and sanctions against Telebrands and related company Bulbhead.com.

"This lawsuit is nothing more than a cynical attempt by a former client to avoid its obligation to pay the...

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