Dershowitz Wants Boies Schiller Booted From Defamation Suit

Law360 (June 7, 2019, 10:36 PM EDT) -- Alan Dershowitz asked a New York federal court on Friday to toss Boies Schiller Flexner LLP from a case in which the firm is representing a woman who says Dershowitz sexually molested her when she was a child, then defamed her by lying about it when she later came forward.

Dershowitz said the BigLaw powerhouse should be kicked off the case due to "multiple related incidents of unethical conduct by the Boies Schiller firm that have caused severe conflicts and have implicated the advocate-witness rule."

A Boies Schiller attorney reached out and offered to represent Dershowitz in 2015 after he faced...

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New York Southern

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Assault Libel & Slander

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April 16, 2019

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