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The Diary’s on-going campaign to honour the legal profession’s best liars has rooted out another contender for the prestigious Economical with the Actualite Award.Regular readers of The Diary will recall the inaugural winner of the trophy, litigation partner Steve Zager, who last year departed Brobeck Hale & Dorr for Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld two days after making the statement: “Akin Gump has made me no offer, I have not had an interview with them, I have not resigned and I am not leaving Brobecks.”

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