Orrick Beats DQ Bid In SpaceX Sex Harassment Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (August 19, 2016, 7:51 PM EDT) -- A California judge rejected Friday a former SpaceX welder’s bid to disqualify Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP from defending the aerospace company in her sexual harassment suit, saying there’s no evidence the firm did anything wrong in contacting the plaintiff's expert about working in another case.

Before Friday's hearing began, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Michael P. Linfield issued a written tentative ruling indicating he would deny plaintiff Zhoei M. Teasley's motion to recuse Space Exploration Technologies Corp.'s lead trial counsel, Orrick partner Lynne Hermle, because...
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