Judge Denies Ex-Brooks Kushman Atty's Sanctions Bid

Law360, New York (July 13, 2011, 7:34 PM EDT) -- A Michigan federal judge on Wednesday refused a former Brooks Kushman PC associate's bid for sanctions in a discovery dispute in her sexual harassment case against the firm and its president.

U.S. District Judge Paul D. Borman rejected plaintiff Anne-Marie Stinnett's objections to a magistrate judge's decision delaying her efforts to depose third-party witnesses until she herself had been deposed. The court further declined to issue sanctions based on how the firm's attorneys had acted at the hearing before the magistrate judge.

"The court ... declines...
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