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2nd Circ. Lifts Sanctions Against Dorsey & Whitney

Law360 (April 21, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has overturned a district court order imposing nonmonetary sanctions on Dorsey & Whitney LLP and its partner for their conduct in representing Wolters Kluwer Financial Services Inc. in a trade secrets dispute, but upheld reprimands against a former Dorsey partner who led the case.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Tuesday cleared the firm and intellectual property partner Marc Reiner from sanctions over discovery misconduct, but affirmed the 24 nonmonetary sanctions against ex-Dorsey partner Kristan Peters “in light...
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