Clark Hill Rips 'Whitewash Narrative' In Malpractice Case

Law360 (November 20, 2020, 7:28 PM EST) -- Clark Hill PLC has ripped into a Chinese dissident accusing the firm of using a privilege "whitewash" to withhold records concerning a 2017 cyberattack on the firm's network, telling a D.C. federal judge that its former client's failed bid to compel discovery in his $50 million malpractice suit was based on an inaccurate narrative.

Businessman Guo Wengui has accused the firm and its immigration attorney Thomas Ragland, whom he had hired to prepare his U.S. asylum application, of recklessly allowing his political enemies to steal his confidential information. 

Wengui alleged in his Oct. 21 motion to compel discovery that Clark Hill had refused...

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