Suits Over Firms' Bank Doc Retention Stay Separate

Law360, New York (January 7, 2011, 5:00 PM EST) -- The Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. has lost its bid to consolidate two suits challenging the legality of Bryan Cave LLP and McKenna Long & Aldridge LLP's retention of copied bank records in their representation of former executives of failed banks.

Judge Timothy C. Batten Sr. of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Georgia on Thursday denied the FDIC's motion to consolidate or, alternatively, deem related its suit accusing Bryan Cave of violating state and federal laws by accepting records given to them by...
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