Blank Rome Faces DQ Bid After Night Call To Client’s Rival

Law360 (September 18, 2020, 10:24 PM EDT) — A Blank Rome partner’s alleged late night phone call to a Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa executive is now at the center of a fight to disqualify the firm from representing one of the hotel’s Atlantic City rivals against allegations of trade secret theft.

Borgata called the conduct of Blank Rome LLP partner Leigh Ann Buziak “insidious” on Wednesday, telling U.S. District Judge Gloria M. Navarro that she had telephoned one of Borgata’s highly ranked vice presidents for a sworn statement at 10 p.m. the night before on behalf of her client, the Ocean Casino Resort. In Nevada federal court, the…

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