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K&L Gates Rips Claim It Aided Alleged Weinstein Cover-Up

Law360, New York (December 7, 2017, 4:59 PM EST) -- K&L Gates responded Thursday to allegations in a putative New York federal racketeering class action that claimed the firm helped cover up Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein’s alleged sexual assaults, noting the firm is not named as a defendant and denying any links to an alleged Weinstein cover-up.

K&L Gates LLP said in a statement that the firm is aware of the putative class action filed Wednesday by six actresses, who accuse four law firms and dozens of other institutions and Hollywood executives of running a massive...
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Case Information

Case Title

Geiss et al v. The Weinstein Company Holdings LLC et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Racketeer/Corrupt Organization


Alvin K. Hellerstein

Date Filed

December 6, 2017

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