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Appeals panel: Debt collector needed to bring malpractice claim vs lawyer who aided former business partners at first suspicion of harm

Jonathan Bilyk Oct. 29, 2015, 3:14pm

A state appeals panel has found a businessman involved in a dispute with business partners over the fate of an Evanston debt collection company didn’t move fast enough to bring a legal malpractice claim against Chicago law firm Katten Muchin Rosenman for allegedly helping those partners freeze him out of the company’s management and then working to torpedo the venture by forming a new company specifically to compete against the first venture.