Ex-Dewey Attys May Be Liable For Client Privacy Breaches

Law360, New York (July 16, 2012, 9:58 PM EDT) -- Former Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP partners could face malpractice suits should clients experience privacy breaches as the bankrupt firm starts to look for ways to cut costs by quickly disposing of hundreds of thousands of client files, experts said Monday.

While the issue of storage costs may seem like small potatoes in a bankruptcy with listed debts of $245 million and assets of $193 million, experts said Monday that the issue could have gigantic privacy and liability consequences for clients and former partners if handled improperly....
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