Cases - Motion to Dismiss Granted on Interference with Contract Claim

Motion to Dismiss Granted on Interference with Contract Claim

Resolution Date
10/01/2010

Practice Areas
Commercial Litigation
Legal Malpractice

Description

David Overstreet and Andrew Countryman obtained the dismissal of a legal malpractice claim in South Carolina on grounds of attorney immunity to claims by third parties. Plaintiff sued his ex-wife and her lawyer for interference with contractual relationships and civil conspiracy after Plaintiff maintained they prevented a multi-million dollar business deal from closing. The court granted our motion to dismiss on the grounds that ex-husband Plaintiff had no standing to sue the ex-wife’s lawyer for actions taken in the course of his representation.

Attorneys Involved
Andrew W. Countryman

CCS Office
Atlanta