HP Swaps Counsel Again In Shareholders' Autonomy Action

Law360, New York (July 31, 2013, 2:27 PM EDT) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. has switched counsel for the second time in less than two months in a shareholder class action over its now-infamous $10.2 billion purchase of Autonomy Corp. PLC, tapping Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz and Farella Braun & Martel LLP, according to a Tuesday court filing.

HP originally hired Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP in November to help defend against a shareholder suit in California federal court alleging the tech giant concealed information showing Autonomy had inflated the acquisition price through accounting fraud, a scandal...
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