Andrews Kurth Beats Malpractice Appeal In Real Estate Fight

Law360 (May 10, 2018, 8:38 PM EDT) — A Texas appellate court has affirmed the dismissal of American Realty Trust Inc.’s claims the former Andrews Kurth LLP gave it bad advice about backing out of a late-1990s apartment complex acquisition deal, finding the claims time-barred.

ART had sought in a Dallas County District Court suit to hold the firm — now part of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP — liable for advice it alleged led to a $17 million loss in long-running litigation over the real estate transaction. In a Tuesday ruling, the Fifth Court…

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