Attys Suspended For Misconduct In Nike IP Suit

Law360, New York (January 7, 2011, 7:21 PM EST) -- A federal judge has suspended three lawyers for conduct unbecoming of a member of the bar for allegedly helping the principal of a company commit perjury in a suit against Nike Inc. over golf club trade secrets.

Triple Tee Golf Inc. attorneys S. Tracy Long, Melvin K. Silverman and Joseph F. Cleveland Jr. and Triple Tee representative John P. Gillig were disciplined and fined, according to a ruling by Judge John McBryde of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas on Wednesday....
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