McDermott Wins Discovery Coup In GM Workers' ERISA Suit

Law360, New York (April 2, 2013, 5:34 PM EDT) -- A Michigan federal judge ruled Tuesday that McDermott Will & Emery LLP doesn’t have to turn over disputed documents of discussions the firm held with its client State Street Bank & Trust Co., denying a bid by plaintiffs in an Employee Retirement Income Security Act suit over the bank’s General Motors Corp. stock holdings.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Michael Hluchaniuk concluded that, after reviewing the documents, the documented conversations did not pertain to the bank’s administration of the plaintiffs’ investment plans and were thus protected by attorney-client...
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