Kreindler Says 9/11 Case Leak Doesn't Warrant Sanctions

By Daniel Wilson (January 19, 2022, 7:05 PM EST) -- Kreindler & Kreindler LLP has argued that it should not face sanctions over a former consultant's leak of a deposition from litigation over the 9/11 terrorist attacks, as Saudi Arabia argued the firm willfully violated the protective orders covering the case.

There is no evidence that anyone at Kreindler, except the leaker John Fawcett, had any prior knowledge of, or involvement in, Fawcett's leak to the media, the firm argued in a Nov. 24 document laying out its proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law, which followed a related hearing earlier that month. 

Saudi Arabia's arguments to the contrary are...

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