San Diego City Attorney Michael Aguirre has posted a report that is in essence a draft complaint against Vinson & Elkins. It concludes that "the City should take appropriate legal action to recover the considerable damages proximately cause by Vinson & Elkins' breach of duties owed to the City of San Diego."
It is not clear to mee whether the City Attorney believes he has the power to file the complaint on his own initiative, or whether the report is a preliminary step in seeking approval for such a suit. Stay tuned.
Update: Question answered: The suit was filed this morning, after city council approval. Report here.