Microsoft Tries To Force Attorney Off Antitrust Case

Law360, New York (October 13, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Attorneys for Microsoft Corp. have asked a judge to remove the lead attorney in one of several antitrust class actions the company faces, saying she lied and obtained stolen property that belongs to the computer software manufacturer.

Roxanne Conlin, a former U.S. attorney for Iowa, is accused of unethical conduct. Microsoft lawyer David Tulchin said she improperly persuaded Tom Howery, a Hewlett-Packard technician hired to find and restore missing computer tapes in a previous Microsoft case, to give her internal documents from that case, the Des...
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