DLA Piper Atty Wants Sanction, Contempt Order Lifted

Law360, New York (July 28, 2016, 5:03 PM EDT) -- A DLA Piper lawyer who was found in contempt and sanctioned for lying in sworn testimony connected to witness preparation for a prescription drug plan suit asked a federal judge on Wednesday to lift the order, saying he didn't receive adequate notice of the threat.

In June, a judge said DLA Piper partner B. John Pendleton Jr. and another lawyer lied in sworn testimony about telling a potential witness in a prescription drug plan suit to not speak to opposing counsel.

U.S. District Judge Katherine Forrest...
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