DSW Attorney Accused Of Tainting Video Deposition

Law360, New York (September 11, 2009, 3:28 PM EDT) -- Lawyers for a shopping center have asked a court to sanction an attorney for DSW Shoe Warehouse Inc. for allegedly coaching a deposition witness during a video teleconference in a breach-of-contract suit.

In a motion seeking fees for deposition misconduct filed in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington on Thursday, attorneys for TMT Bear Creek Shopping Center in Redmond, Wash., claimed the DSW in-house counsel’s behavior threatened the integrity of video teleconferences.

“If such tactics go unchecked, the growing popularity of teleconference...
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