Feds Can Use Ex-Nixon Peabody Atty Interview In Ponzi Trial

Law360, New York (November 5, 2012, 6:52 PM EST) -- An interview between a former Nixon Peabody LLP attorney charged with helping cover up a Ponzi scheme and attorneys representing the firm is not protected by attorney-client privilege and can be admitted as evidence in the trial against him, a California federal judge ruled Friday.

Attorneys with the U.S. Department of Justice pressed the court last month to allow the interview that King & Spalding attorneys conducted with former Nixon Peabody partner David Tamman to be used in Tamman's trial, in which he's charged with 10...
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