Opinion in Refco Appeal Affirms Dismissal of Liability Claims Against Mayer Brown

In an opinion filed April 27, the Second Circuit affirmed the dismissal by the Southern District of New York of securities liability charges in Pacific Management Co. v. Mayer Brown LLP, No. 09-1619-cv (2d Cir.). Rejecting the Securities and Exchange … Continue reading

ACC Decries Textron Decision Court’s Ruling Eviscerates Practical Protection of Attorney Work Product for In House Counsel

MEDIA ALERT FOR RELEASE – August 17, 2009 MEDIA CONTACTS: Robin Scullin; +1 202.349.1509; scullin@acc.com Marthea Davis; +1 202.349.1519; davis@acc.com ASSOCIATION OF CORPORATE COUNSEL DECRIES TEXTRON DECISION Court’s Ruling Eviscerates Practical Protection of Attorney Work Product for In-House Counsel In … Continue reading

ACC Files Amicus in US v. Textron to Protect Work Product

The Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) joined the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in an amicus curiae brief filed today with the First Circuit Court of Appeals, contending that corporate counsel and their corporate clients would be denied work product rights … Continue reading