Professional Liability & Discipline

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Overview

Walter | Haverfield’s attorneys have substantial experience defending accountants, attorneys, law firms, and other professional service providers in professional liability and related claims. The firm uses an aggressive approach in filing early motions intended to narrow the scope of disputed issues and limit the potential for time-consuming and costly discovery, thereby creating the potential for prompt resolution of claims through a variety of alternative dispute resolution techniques. We are engaged as approved counsel by liability insurers as well as individual providers.

Experience

The Professional Liability & Discipline group’s experience and services include the following:

  • Defends accountants and attorneys against professional malpractice claims in federal and state court.
  • Representation of lawyers and law firms in disputes arising from separation of practices and termination of employment, including dissolution of a law firm under bankruptcy court supervision.
  • Defended a significant patent law firm from multiple patent/intellectual property legal malpractice, fraud and misrepresentation claims in federal and state courts.

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