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Dennis Duffy Comments on Uber's Use of Investigator Who Lied to Get Information on Plaintiff

News / August 11, 2016

Partner Dennis Duffy is quoted in an article published Aug. 10, 2016, in Bloomberg BNA. The article, “Uber Gets Pounded for Private Eye’s Pretexting,” reports on a ruling by the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York that Uber should not have used a private investigator to look for dirt on the plaintiff and the plaintiff’s attorney in a putative antitrust class action. Duffy, the author of an ethics handbook for labor and employment lawyers, told Bloomberg, “You have to anticipate the possibility of a judge having a visceral reaction if your investigator chooses to collect information by subterfuge.”

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