Bickel & Brewer Axed From Contract Row Over Insider Bribes

Law360, New York (December 5, 2012, 7:23 PM EST) -- A Texas judge has ousted Bickel & Brewer LLP from representing a lead company that brought a multimillion-dollar breach of contract suit against a Chilean business partner, saying the law firm bribed an insider for confidential and privileged information.

The Nov. 28 decision by Judge Carlos R. Cortez of the 44th Judicial District Court in Dallas to disqualify Bickel & Brewer over its role in securing the confidential information contradicts a Oct. 25 order from court-appointed special master and former Texas Supreme Court Justice Deborah G....
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