The 7th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has affirmed sanctions against Jones Day for bringing a baseless counterclaim in a contract dispute in Wisconsin.
The three judge panel on May 13 affirmed $30,000 in sanctions against the law firm for violating Rule 11, the federal rule of civil procedure that prohibits parties from bringing frivolous claims.
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