Teligent Wins Bid To Limit K&L Gates Discovery

Law360, New York (May 18, 2010, 5:01 PM EDT) -- The unsecured claims estate representative for bankrupt Teligent Inc. has won a bid to block K&L Gates LLP from accessing confidential settlement documents related to a former CEO's departure, which the firm had hoped to use in defending a related malpractice suit.

In a judgment entered Monday, Judge P. Kevin Castel of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York upheld a bankruptcy court order protecting the status of the mediated settlement as privileged.

Savage & Associates PC, the unsecured claims representative, and...
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