September 13, 2017 / 11:53 PM / a year ago

Judge won't dismiss malpractice claims against Seward & Kissel

The founder of ESCO Energy Services, a Massachusetts company that provides energy efficiency upgrades for municipal street lights, can proceed with a lawsuit accusing New York law firm Seward & Kissel of malpractice, a federal judge has ruled.

In a decision on Tuesday, U.S. District Judge William Pauley in Manhattan said ESCO founder Mitchell Barack plausibly alleged that Seward & Kissel was negligent in not performing any due diligence when it advised him on the sale of his company.

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