Two prominent Dechert partners who defended 3M in a lawsuit over its double-sided earplugs have petitioned an appeals court to lift the monetary sanctions against them.
(L-R) Jay Bhimani and Kimberly Branscome, partners at Dechert. Courtesy of photos
Kimberly Branscome and Jay Bhimani, both in Los Angeles, filed an opening letter in the U.S. District Court of Appeals for the Eleventh District Thursday, insisting that U.S. District Judge M. Casey Rodgers of the Northern District of Florida attend her Sanction violated her rights to due process, according to concluding arguments. It was about what they called “vague” instructions as to which parts of a study could be admitted to court.