Texas Federal District Court Kicks Steel Importer's $6M Malpractice Suit Due to Lack of Personal Jurisdiction

Allied Fitting LP v. Steptoe & Johnson LLP et al., No. 4:20-cv-03447 (S.D. Tex. Jan. 21, 2021) - Brief Summary - A Texas federal district court dismissed a legal malpractice action brought by an international steel importer against its former attorneys due to lack of personal jurisdiction. The steel importer had sought to recover $6 million in deposits made with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection that it was unable to get refunded due to a lapsed deadline....
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