As Hacking Allegations Attain US Courts, Dechert Faces a Two-Entrance Battle

Now that allegations in opposition to Dechert over hacking an opposing occasion’s techniques to realize leverage in authorized disputes have arrived in U.S. courts, the worldwide legislation agency finds itself embroiled in twin and interconnected info battles in its residence nation: one within the judicial system and one other within the courtroom of public opinion.

Whereas the pair of lawsuits filed in opposition to the agency in October pertain to controversies which have bedeviled Dechert in U.Okay. courtroom filings since 2021, the most recent actions in U.S. federal courts may may make the agency extra weak to their residence nation’s comparatively extra permissive discovery guidelines, say communications strategists interviewed for this story.