Pa. Auditor Blasts DLA Piper's Lottery Privatization Work

Law360, Philadelphia (December 12, 2013, 5:53 PM EST) -- DLA Piper LLP came under fire Thursday from Pennsylvania Auditor General Eugene DePasquale, for nearly $2.4 million worth of legal work completed for Gov. Tom Corbett’s administration as part of a stalled plan to hire a private management firm for the state lottery.

DePasquale said DLA Piper’s failure to draft a legally acceptable contract to hand control of the $3.5 billion Pennsylvania lottery to a private manager selected more than a year ago raised serious questions about the Corbett administration’s decision to hire the firm....
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