June 20, 2021

For Bingham, Erin Andrews verdict is one that got away

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By Brian Baxter, From The Am Law Daily The $55 million judgment awarded to sportscaster Erin Andrews this week by a Nashville jury might once have been a windfall for Bingham McCutchen. The now-defunct firm took the lead for Andrews back in 2009 after illicit videos of her in hotel rooms surfaced online. But a conflict […]

Marriott GC on Erin Andrews’ Case: ‘We have to live with that’

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By Amanda Bronstad, From The National Law Journal During the two-week peephole video trial that culminated on Monday with a $55 million verdict for sportscaster Erin Andrews, Marriott International Inc.—dismissed from the case in January—struggled to distance itself from blame. Part of the challenge for franchisor Marriott International was a defense strategy at trial by […]