Apple Loses Atty DQ Bid In IPhone Performance Case
Law360 (June 17, 2019, 4:02 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Friday rejected Apple's bid to disqualify co-lead counsel in a class action suit over iPhone performance for making references to confidential materials in open court, but strongly cautioned the lawyers not to repeat the mistake.
He did, however, impose sanctions, including not letting them bill for work related to the confidential materials dispute and said one of the attorneys needs permission to make court arguments in the case from now on.
Apple sought to have two attorneys, Mark Molumphy and Joseph W. Cotchett of Cotchett Pitre & McCarthy LLP, thrown out of the multidistrict litigation for...
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