Thompson Wigdor Sanctioned Over Attempt To Conceal

Law360, Los Angeles (May 31, 2011, 10:27 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge levied a $15,000 sanction against Thompson Wigdor & Gilly LLP in May, finding there was clear evidence that attorneys from the firm attempted to conceal a client’s new employment in order to extract a favorable settlement in her wrongful termination suit.

Calling plaintiff Violet Fryer’s deposition testimony shocking and deeply disappointing and her later explanations preposterous, U.S. District Judge William H. Pauley III also sanctioned her $2,500 on May 20 in her employment action against Omnicom Media Group and OMD USA...
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