Ceglia Wants Gibson Dunn, Others DQ'd From Facebook Row

Law360, New York (June 18, 2012, 6:01 PM EDT) -- Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP and two other firms should be disqualified from defending Facebook Inc. and founder Mark Zuckerberg in a contract dispute over the company's ownership, Zuckerberg’s former partner told a New York federal judge Saturday, saying the defendants’ interests aren't adequately aligned for dual representation.

In a motion to disqualify, Internet entrepreneur Paul Ceglia said Zuckerberg essentially defrauded his own company after purportedly reneging on a contract to hand over a 50 percent stake in Facebook to Ceglia and that Gibson Dunn, Harris...
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Case Information

Case Title

Ceglia v. Zuckerberg et al

Case Number



New York Western

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Richard J. Arcara

Date Filed

July 9, 2010

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