Ex-Reed Smith Atty Rebuts DQ Attempt In Copyright Case

Law360, New York (June 23, 2016, 1:39 PM EDT) -- A Powley & Gibson PC attorney representing an energy trade publication in its copyright suit against a Cowen Group Inc. unit told a New York federal court Wednesday that he can't stand by while his character is attacked as part of a bid to disqualify him for allegedly representing Cowen when at Reed Smith LLP.

Keith E. Sharkin said in a letter to the court that Cowen and Co. LLC attacked his credibility and character in its own letter encouraging the court to prevent him from reviewing an in-camera affidavit submitted to the court as part of Cowen's motion to disqualify...

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