AT&T Says Ex-Atty Agreed To Sell Privileged Info In FCA Suit

Law360 (September 15, 2020, 11:52 PM EDT) -- A whistleblower and his counsel conspired with AT&T's former in-house attorney to obtain privileged information in exchange for up to half of the proceeds from the whistleblower's False Claims Act suit against AT&T, the telecom told a D.C. federal court Tuesday in a bid for dismissal sanctions.

The company's motion claimed that relator Todd Heath and his former attorney Scott R. Shepherd of Shepherd Finkelman Miller & Shah LLP got privileged information from former AT&T attorney Theo Marcus, who played a leading role in advising the telecom on issues at the center of the case in question.

AT&T, which called the...

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