Ex-Littler Client Wants Substitute From Judge's Old Firm

Law360 (April 22, 2021, 4:52 PM EDT) -- After lies from a Littler Mendelson PC partner to an Alabama federal judge resulted in a five-figure sanction for the employment powerhouse and an Atlanta partner being scrubbed from the Littler website, the firm's former client is seeking to substitute in a lawyer from the judge's old law firm.

In a defense filing Wednesday, steel mill operator Outokumpu Stainless USA LLC asked U.S. District Judge Jeffrey Beaverstock of the Southern District of Alabama to let it to be represented by an attorney from Burr & Forman LLP after the court kicked out its former lead counsel, Littler partner Gavin S. Appleby....

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