1. Court calls out Sullivan lawyer for client’s ‘deposition fiasco’

    Court calls out Sullivan lawyer for client’s ‘deposition fiasco’

    Sullivan & Cromwell partner Brian Frawley was called out by the Delaware Supreme Court for failing to put an end to his client’s misbehavior that resulted in a “deposition fiasco.”

    The court said he made no attempt to stop his client’s “flagrantly evasive, nonresponsive and flippant answers.” The client, Carole Shorenstein Hays, was a Tony Award-winning theater producer involved in a contractual dispute over the staging of two popular Broadway shows.

    “The deposition appears to have been a colossal waste of time and resources due to her behavior, which made a mockery of the entire deposition proceeding,” the Delaware Supreme Court said. “We write to remind counsel that they have a responsibility to intercede and not sit idly by ...

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