Law Firms Settle Suit Over Laptops Containing Clients’ Personal Information

Mealey's (June 16, 2015, 4:44 PM EDT) -- LOS ANGELES — In a May 4 in chambers order, in response to a notice of settlement from the parties, a California federal judge placed on inactive status a lawsuit between two law firms over the alleged misappropriation of laptop computers containing proprietary and personal information that were purportedly taken by attorneys who had switched from one firm to the other (Nelson, Levine, de Luca & Hamilton LLC v. Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP, No. 2:14-cv-03994, C.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 58278).

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