Pepper Blasts Ex-Contract Atty's Hacking Allegations

Law360, Philadelphia (January 3, 2013, 3:10 PM EST) -- Pepper Hamilton LLP has fired back at a former contract attorney who had accused a partner at the firm of hacking his accounts, alleging in a filing last week in Pennsylvania state court that the claims were “conclusory, far-fetched and, in some cases, wholly irrelevant.”

The firm seeks to dismiss claims made by Jeffrey First that partner Barry Boise illegally accessed his phone and email accounts and that the firm subsequently defamed him by informing his family members that he was terminated, when he actually resigned...
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