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Former Cognizant counsel's discovery motion a ploy to fight legal fee battle, US DOJ says

By Robert Thomason
  • 18 Jun 2021 18:39
  • 18 Jun 2021 18:39
A motion by Steven Schwartz, the former top lawyer for Cognizant charged with US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act violations, to invoke discovery over alleged unauthorized communications between his former employer and his defense team is a "gambit" to help him win legal fees from Cognizant, the Department of Justice said.

The motion "is

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