Ex-Pierce Atty Says Colleague Lied In Boeing Max 8 Hearing

By Andrew Strickler (May 26, 2020, 7:08 PM EDT) -- Confusion about Pierce Bainbridge's role in an airline class action mounted in recent days as a former Pierce attorney accused a onetime firm leader of potentially lying in court and another attorney representing the embattled partnership of trying to "intimidate" him into silence.

In a Friday filing in a Texas federal case against Southwest Airlines and Boeing, the former Pierce attorney, Andrew Williamson, said his old colleague at Pierce, David Hecht, made "numerous statements of material fact" during a May 13 hearing, and that he had an ethical duty to report Hecht.

Williamson also said in his motion he'd gotten an...

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