AMERICAN AIRLINES, INC. v. SHEPPARD, MULLIN, RICHTER & HAMPTON, B123313
Where defendant law firm accepted representation of a client in a transactional matter similar to one in which it had previously represented the plaintiff, the evidence supported the jury-s finding that defendants breached their fiduciary duty, however, there existed no triable issues which would support their liability for punitive damages.
- Decided 03/08/2002
- Published 03/08/2002
- California Court of Appeal
- For Appellant:
- Lurie & Zepeda, Kurt L. Schmalz, L. Kimberly Pepper, and Donna M. Dean, Beverly Hills, for Plaintiff and Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Munger, Tolles & Olson, Brad D. Brian, Rita J. Miller, and Steven W. Hawkins, Los Angeles, for Defendants and Appellants.