February 9, 2018 / 1:41 AM / 9 months ago

VC fund cofounder sues Ropes & Gray for malpractice

The cofounder of Xfund, a venture capital fund which has backed startups including 23andMe, has filed a malpractice lawsuit against Ropes & Gray, accusing the law firm of secretly helping his partner seize control of the $100 million enterprise.

Xfund cofounder Hugo Van Vuuren in a lawsuit filed in federal court in Boston on Wednesday contends Ropes & Gray, while purporting to be counsel to the fund as a whole, worked behind the scenes to help his ex-partner Patrick Chung gain control.

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