Calif. Court Won't Reinstate Firm In VeriSign Suit

Law360, New York (June 2, 2011, 4:40 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court on Tuesday refused to reinstate a law firm disqualified from representing VeriSign Inc.'s former chief administrative officer for allegedly using privileged documents to craft breach of contract and securities fraud claims against the company.

The Fourth Appellate District denied attorney and former VeriSign employee Grant Clark's bid for a writ of mandate directing the Superior Court of San Diego County to vacate its order disqualifying Higgs Fletcher & Mack LLP from continuing to represent him in the suit he filed against his...
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