Coudert Estate Claims Orrick Dealt Defunct Firm a 'Fatal Blow'

A court-appointed administrator overseeing Coudert Brothers’ liquidation plan has sued Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, alleging that it interfered with Coudert’s business and aided and abetted in partners’ breach of their fiduciary duty. The suit cites e-mails from Coudert and Orrick lawyers, including Orrick’s chairman Ralph Baxter, to support claims that Orrick was scheduling breakfasts and meetings with potential lateral partner hires while the firms were in merger talks.

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