Troutman Tries To Nix Taylor Bean Exec's Info Demand

Law360, New York (February 9, 2011, 3:25 PM EST) -- Troutman Sanders LLP has sought to kill a subpoena sought by the ex-chairman of Taylor Bean & Whitaker Mortgage Corp. for records he claims would help him defend a $2 billion criminal fraud case, contending they are privileged.

The law firm moved on behalf of itself and Taylor Bean in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia on Tuesday to quash Lee Bentley Farkas’ request for records related to Troutman Sanders’ internal probe of the now-bankrupt mortgage lender.

Both attorney-client privilege and the...
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