Cole Schotz Cuts Deal With Ex-Atty To End Trade Secrets Suit

Law360 (January 29, 2021, 4:41 PM EST) -- Cole Schotz PC told a New Jersey federal judge it has struck a deal to settle the firm's trade secret suit accusing a former bankruptcy associate of allegedly sharing confidential client information online and threatening to continue revealing privileged documents in a purported quest to "injure" BigLaw.

The firm informed U.S. District Judge Claire Cecchi in a one-page letter on Thursday that it reached a deal with Myles MacDonald — who worked at the firm's Delaware office — to resolve its November lawsuit, and asked the court to toss the suit for good.

"Should the stipulation and order of dismissal meet with...

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