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Baker v. Simpson, 09-3848

In plaintiff's appeal from the denial of his motion to remand his legal malpractice action from a bankruptcy court to state court, the order is affirmed where claims of professional malpractice, based on services rendered pursuant to a Title 11 petition, "arise in" a bankruptcy case because they implicate the integrity of the bankruptcy process and are inseparable from that proceeding.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 07/30/2010
  • Published 07/30/2010


  • Per Curiam


  • United States Second Circuit


  • For Appellant:
  • Aston Baker, Charles E. Simpson