It was a matter of honor that brought Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton to the 2nd Circuit Wednesday. Lawyers from the elite law firm filled many of the gallery seats as Cleary's lawyer, Roy Reardon of Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, told the panel of judges that last year's sanctions order by New York federal Judge Loretta Preska was the result of a calculated campaign by a global hedge fund out to impugn the integrity of the law firm that frequently opposes its efforts to collect on distressed sovereign debt.
Cleary Seeks Vindication in Appeal on Sanctions
New York Law Journal
June 26, 2008