How Far Can or Should Defense Lawyers Go
Torts involving repeat circumstances create some unique challenges for lawyers. One frequent question boils down to the famous Watergate inquiry: who knew it, and when? The questions can take on new meaning when lawyers are involved in answering discovery requests in sexual abuse cover-up cases. O’Melveny is now a defendant in a suit alleging that it wrongfully helped to cover up facts during defense of sex abuse cases at a private school. The new suit raises questions defense lawyers should consider.