Major Michigan bond counsel settles 1992 malpractice suit with school

Ward, Andrew
April 1999
Bond Buyer;04/20/99, Vol. 328 Issue 30623, p35
Trade Publication
Focuses on Michigan bond counsel firm Miller Canfield Paddock & Stone's plan to settle a malpractice lawsuit brought by the Pontiac Public School District in Michigan. Claims of negligence and conflict of interest in a general obligation bond issue; Firm's omission of language from a bond referendum that would have let it use bond proceeds to buy land.


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