Levy Phillips Atty Sanctioned For Confidentiality Breach

Law360, New York (May 10, 2013, 6:44 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey federal judge agreed Wednesday to sanction a Levy Phillips & Konigsberg LLP partner for inviting a third-party partner with Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP to sit in on a confidential deposition in a breach of contract putative class action against The Phoenix Life Insurance Co.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Tonianne Bongiovanni granted Phoenix’s motion for sanctions against Levy Phillips partner and plaintiffs’ counsel Moshe Maimon, saying he violated the court’s discovery confidentiality order when he allowed Orrick Herrington partner Kwai LeQuang, an opposing attorney...
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