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Patricia Cornwell Wants Sidley DQ’d In Accounting Firm Row

Law360, New York (June 29, 2015, 5:58 PM EDT) -- Best-selling crime writer Patricia Cornwell and her partner urged a Massachusetts federal judge Friday to disqualify Sidley Austin LLP from representing accounting firm Anchin Block & Anchin LLP in a suit over mismanaged finances, saying Sidley hid that it hired an ex-deputy U.S. attorney general who investigated Cornwell over campaign finances.

Popular novelist Patricia Cornwell is suing an accounting firm for allegedly mismanaging her finances. (Credit: AP) In a memo supporting their disqualification motion, Cornwell and her partner, Staci Gruber, argued that current Sidley partner and former Deputy Attorney General James Cole formerly represented Anchin while serving as a partner at...

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October 13, 2009

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