DLA Piper Under Fire For ZTE Work Due To Trade Concerns

Law360, New York (September 13, 2012, 7:37 PM EDT) -- DLA Piper took flak Thursday from two Republican House members who asked the law firm to think twice about its work with ZTE Corp., saying the Chinese telecommunications equipment company's efforts to snag a larger chunk of the U.S. market pose a threat to cybersecurity.

Reps. Sue Myrick, R-N.C., and Frank Wolf, R-Va., reprimanded the law firm for representing and advising ZTE, saying the Chinese government-controlled company poses a risk to Americans' online security because of its manufacturing and sale of equipment that helps manage, distribute...
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