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Troice v. Greenberg Traurig L.L.P., 17-11464

Held that investors could not proceed with a lawsuit accusing an attorney of being complicit in a client's Ponzi scheme. The attorney had immunity because, under Texas law, a non-client is not allowed to sue an attorney for conduct that occurred within the scope of the attorney's representation of a client. Affirmed a judgment on the pleadings in favor of the law firm.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/04/17

Judges

  • Southwick

Court

  • United States Fifth Circuit

Counsel