Highland Can't Remove Special Master In Fight With Exec

Law360, Dallas (March 22, 2013, 3:12 PM EDT) -- A Texas judge on Friday denied Highland Capital Management LP's bid to remove a special master appointed to hear discovery disputes in the investment firm's suit against the ex-head of its private equity division, saying Highland can't shop around for more favorable rulings.

Highland objected in February to discovery rulings from the special master, former U.S. Magistrate Judge Jeff Kaplan, on the same day it moved to withdraw him from its suit against Patrick Daugherty, who once led its distressed and special situations unit.

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