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Thome and Butterfield Sustain Motion to Strike Untimely Expert Witness and Motion for Summary Judgment on Appeal

November 14, 2018

Sheri Thome (Partner-Las Vegas) and Chad Butterfield (Of Counsel-Las Vegas) prevailed in an appeal of a motion for summary judgment granted in a legal malpractice claim. Wilson Elser represented a law firm sued by a former client who was unhappy with the settlement obtained in a personal injury matter. Sheri and Chad prevailed on both a motion to strike the former client's expert and the motion for summary judgment. The Court of Appeals held that expert testimony was necessary to prosecute the claim, and thus upheld the summary judgment ruling.

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