Foley Can ID Anonymous Witness To Client: 4th Circ.

Law360, New York (August 14, 2009, 2:15 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has ruled that Foley & Lardner LLP attorneys defending JoS. A. Bank Clothiers Inc. in a securities class action can reveal to their client the identity of an anonymous witness they say may have intentionally driven down the price of the company's stock.

The decision, handed down Thursday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, upholds a September 2008 decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland modifying a protective order for the so-called Doe Client....
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