Duane Morris Ducks Malpractice Suit Over Telecom Deal Row

Law360, Philadelphia (April 19, 2017, 3:57 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania state judge Tuesday threw out a legal malpractice suit accusing Duane Morris LLP of botching a client’s appeal in a case over the collapse of a $175 million deal to acquire a submarine fiber optic network.

Jeffrey Servin, a Philadelphia-based attorney and part owner of First City Communications Inc., accused the firm in December of failing to file a brief with the Second Circuit as part of his efforts to hold members of Barclays PLC responsible for alleged misstatements that torpedoed a deal to...
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