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Boies Schiller Lays Off 3 Associates Who Worked in Losing EMI Trial

Posted Nov 16, 2010 11:18 AM CDT
By Debra Cassens Weiss

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Boies Schiller has laid off three female associates who worked overtime during a trial in which Citigroup was accused of duping a hedge fund in its $6.3 billion acquisition of EMI Group.

Last week the law firm laid off the three associates, all women, after the firm’s “stinging loss” on Nov. 5 in the EMI case, according to the New York Times DealBook blog.

Boies Schiller had represented financier Guy Hands, founder of the hedge fund Terra Firma Capital Partners, DealBook says.

A law firm spokeswoman did not comment on the layoffs when contacted by DealBook and the ABA Journal.

Prior coverage:

ABAJournal.com: “Juror Removed in Citigroup Case After Google Search Revealed Michael Moore Link”

Updated to note that the firm declined comment when contacted by the ABA Journal.

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