Lateral Hire Conflict Screening Lessons From DLA Piper Case

By Hope Comisky (April 2, 2021, 5:44 PM EDT) -- A March 2 decision from the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas in Maxell Ltd. v. Apple Inc.[1] involved a motion to disqualify Apple's counsel due to a conflict triggered by the hiring of a new lateral partner who previously had performed work for Maxell, the opponent in the litigation....

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