Ex-Baker McKenzie Atty To Be Deposed Over Tell-All Memo
By Michael Macagnone (March 4, 2019, 9:09 PM EST) -- Baker McKenzie's alleged dirty laundry could soon be aired by a Virginia federal court after a judge on Friday ordered the deposition of a former partner who wrote a mysterious memo regarding alleged misconduct by the firm's attorneys in a Brazilian corruption case tied to one of the world's largest meatpacking companies.
The former partner, Joan Meyer, is set to give a deposition tied to the conduct of Baker McKenzie attorneys in representing J&F Investimentos SA and executives of an affiliated meatpacking company, JBS SA, as they negotiated nonprosecution agreements in 2017 amid allegations that the executives paid more than $150...
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