Trustee Slams K&L Gates As $500M Malpractice Tiff Reignites

Law360, Philadelphia (October 7, 2013, 5:12 PM EDT) -- The liquidating trustee of Le-Nature’s Inc. lodged a filing Thursday with exhaustive details of alleged errors and misrepresentations committed by K&L Gates LLP as it failed to uncover financial fraud in its internal investigation of the collapsed beverage company, as the $500 million malpractice suit against the firm re-emerged in Pennsylvania state court.

In a more than 125-page response to the firm’s new matter and counterclaims, which were filed under seal in July, trustee Marc Kirschner contended that the lawyers working on the 2003 investigation were...
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