Facebook Vies To Keep Gibson Dunn Probe Out Of Discovery

Law360, San Francisco (July 13, 2020, 9:39 PM EDT) -- Facebook urged a California federal magistrate judge Monday to reject efforts by users suing over the Cambridge Analytica scandal to review a Gibson Dunn-led investigation, saying the law firm's look into possible misbehavior by some Facebook developers is largely protected by attorney-client privilege.

"What we are not turning over is our law firm's files," Facebook's attorney, Orin Snyder of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP, told U.S. Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley during a hearing on discovery disputes in the consolidated multidistrict litigation over nationwide allegations that Facebook violated a host of laws by disclosing users' sensitive information to tens of thousands...

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