BigLaw Tells Judge Not To OK Dewey & LeBoeuf Probes

Law360, Los Angeles (October 23, 2013, 10:14 PM ET) -- Baker & McKenzie LLP, DLA Piper and more than two dozen other major law firms on Wednesday filed a joint objection in New York bankruptcy court to the Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP liquidation trust's bid for an order authorizing discovery for unfinished-business inquiries, saying the request is premature and inappropriate. 

The firms blasted the trust's request in an objection brief, saying the July 26 application seeks "invasive discovery of financial and proprietary information" to pursue unfinished-business claims against ex-Dewey attorneys and their current firms that may...
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