Fortress Must Produce Fried Frank, Skadden Docs: Dechert

Law360, New York (June 29, 2011, 5:08 PM EDT) -- Dechert LLP told a New York state court on Friday that Fortress Credit Corp. must hand over legal advice it received from two other law firms if it wants to continue its $50 million suit against Dechert related to convicted ex-attorney Marc Dreier's Ponzi scheme.

Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP and Fried Frank Harris Shriver & Jacobson LLP each helped Fortress on similar Dreier-related transactions, and the hedge fund can't sue Dechert over a similar deal while claiming attorney-client privilege on legal advice it...
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