Ex-Brocade Official Wants Separate Trial

Law360, New York (March 12, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The former vice president of human resources at Brocade Communications Systems has asked that her trial be separate from that of her former boss, saying his testimony is central to her defense.

In a filing Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California,

Stephanie Jensen said that former CEO Gregory Reyes “is potentially a critical witness in evaluating the charges,” which center on stock option backdating.

The motion said Jensen’s responsibilities included recruiting, training and development, performance evaluations and employee relations and...
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