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NY Times Fires Boies Schiller Over Weinstein Spy Hire

Law360, New York (November 7, 2017, 10:11 PM EST) -- The New York Times on Tuesday fired Boies Schiller Flexner LLP over what the paper called a “reprehensible” spy operation aided by famed litigator David Boies through which media mogul Harvey Weinstein tried to kill an article on allegations of serial sexual harassment and assault.

The New York Times said it learned on Monday that David Boies' firm had "secretly worked" to kill its Harvey Weinstein reporting while the firm was representing the paper elsewhere. (Getty) Times spokeswoman Eileen Murphy said the paper “never contemplated” that...
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