Davidoff Hutcher Sued For $1M By Sports Authority Creditor

Law360, New York (January 6, 2017, 8:01 PM EST) -- Davidoff Hutcher & Citron LLP was smacked Friday with a $1.4 million malpractice suit in New York state court by Castlewood Apparel Corp., which claims the firm improperly advised it as a creditor in the bankruptcy of Sports Authority, leading it to lose ownership of certain consigned inventory.

Castlewood, a supplier and manufacturer of athletic and outdoor apparel based in New York, said Davidoff Hutcher, mainly through its partner Charles Klein, was negligent in representing its interest in The Sports Authority Inc.'s  Chapter 11 bankruptcy, namely by failing to advise Castlewood of its right to some Prince brand active apparel that...

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