Capitol Hill Grp. v. Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw, Pittman, LLC, No. 08-7109 - Injury & Tort Law - DC Circuit
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Capitol Hill Grp. v. Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw, Pittman, LLC, No. 08-7109

In a legal malpractice action, summary judgment for Defendant law firm is affirmed where previous litigation involving Defendant's fee applications and the malpractice claim arose out of the same nucleus of facts and the identity element of res judicata was satisfied.

Read Capitol Hill Grp. v. Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw, Pittman, LLC, No. 08-7109

Appellate Information

Argued May 11, 2009

Decided June 26, 2009

Judges

Opinion by Judge Brown

Counsel

For Appellant:

Emil Hirsch

For Appellee:

Jack McKay, Pillsbury, Winthrop, Shaw, Pittman, LLC, Washington, DC