Opioid Inquiry Faults Arnold & Porter But Rejects Some Relief

By Jeff Overley (October 15, 2021, 10:51 PM EDT) -- Arnold & Porter engaged in sanctionable conduct by failing to divulge key documents from Endo Pharmaceuticals before and during a New York opioid trial, but certain requests for harsh discipline aren't warranted, a retired judge wrote in a court-commissioned report released Friday.

A court-commissioned report released Friday found that Arnold & Porter engaged in sanctionable conduct while representing Endo Pharmaceuticals in opioid litigation. (Law360) Former New York appeals court Justice Joseph J. Maltese, recently tapped to assess discovery lapses by Arnold & Porter, used the conclusion of his report to paint an unflattering portrait of how the firm went about disclosing documents that contained...

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