Wilson Sonsini Latest Victim Of HP Scandal

Law360, New York (December 14, 2006, 12:00 AM EST) -- Hewlett-Packard's board has decided to sever its ties with outside counsel Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati in the wake of the company's spying scandal, according to a published report.

Though Wilson Sonsini was not directly involved with the computer maker’s decision to use false pretenses—or “pretexting”—to unlawfully access phone records during its probe of boardroom leaks to the media, the New York Times reported Thursday that it was let go for failing to prevent the incident from damaging the company.

A spokeswoman for HP did not...
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