Cozen O’Connor has won a partial victory in its court battle for access to government documents that the firm says it needs to pursue a massive lawsuit brought by a coalition of insurers against the government of Saudi Arabia and Islamic charities for allegedly helping to finance al-Qaida in the period just prior to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
In his 52-page opinion in Cozen O’Connor v. U.S. Department of Treasury, U.S. District Judge Timothy J. Savage refused to dismiss a suit brought under the Freedom of Information Act, finding that the government has not yet offered a satisfactory explanation of the methods it used to search for documents.
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