Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP reports this case: Prior Attorney-Client Relationship Does Not Transfer in a Sale of Assets
Greene’s Pressure Treating & Rentals, Inc. v. Fulbright & Jaworski, L.L.P., 178 S.W.3d 40 (Tex. App. 2005)
The Texas Court of Appeals held that a company that had purchased the assets, but not the stock, of a law firm’s former client could not sue the law firm for legal malpractice arising from work performed for the former client/former owner of the assets. Details.