Discovery To Continue During DQ Bid In Facebook Battle

Law360, New York (June 21, 2012, 3:15 PM EDT) -- The New York federal court overseeing a lawsuit by a man who says a contract entitles him to a 50 percent stake in Facebook Inc. rejected the plaintiff's request Wednesday to stay discovery pending a ruling on his motion to disqualify Facebook's counsel.

Plaintiff Paul Ceglia filed a bid June 16 to disqualify Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP and two other firms from representing defendants Facebook and Mark Zuckerberg. That motion had asked the court to stay discovery while awaiting the ruling. Ceglia also filed a...
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