Lead counsel for a lawyer as escrow agent in connection with the protection of a lawsuit alleging damages of $176,000,000.00 arising from an “Advanced Free Fraud” scheme and numerous violations of state and federal racketeering, fraud, and conspiracy legal guidelines. Cases or issues referenced are for illustrative purposes only and don’t symbolize the lawyer’s or regulation firm’s whole document. The outcome of a selected case cannot be predicted primarily based upon a lawyer’s or regulation firm’s previous results. Obtained numerous favorable settlements defending accounting malpractice instances via the in pari delicto doctrine.
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Perkins Coie’s Professional Liability attorneys defend regulation companies, accounting companies, and different skilled providers companies and their individual practitioners in civil litigations, investigations, enforcement and disciplinary matters, disqualifications, and criminal proceedings. Our attorneys have developed deep trial and arbitration experience, together with in absolutely distant conditions during the COVID-19 pandemic. McAfee & Taft represents regulation corporations and particular person lawyers against allegations of legal malpractice, skilled negligence, fraud, violations of the rules of skilled conduct, and breach of ethical and fiduciary duty.