New Info Gets DLA Piper Attys Out Of Sanctions, Contempt

Law360, New York (December 15, 2016, 7:47 PM EST) -- A New York federal judge on Wednesday vacated her decision to sanction and hold in contempt a DLA Piper attorney and former attorney in a prescription drug plan lawsuit for lying during testimony about telling a potential witness to not speak to opposing counsel, saying four declarations by other witnesses swayed her decision.

U.S. District Judge Katherine B. Forrest granted the reconsideration motions of DLA Piper partner B. John Pendleton Jr. and former firm attorney Gina Trimarco, subsequently vacating her June sanctions order based on an...
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Case Information

Case Title

Smart Insurance Company v. Benecard Services, Inc.

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Katherine B. Forrest

Date Filed

June 8, 2015

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