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How Covington and Davis Wright Scored a Major DOJ Policy Change for Microsoft

October 24, 2017, The Litigation Daily

Jim Garland and Alex Berengaut are quoted by The Litigation Daily in an article regarding the role Covington and co-counsel Davis Wright played together on behalf of Microsoft that led to a groundbreaking policy memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein curbing the government's use of gag orders on tech companies. “It’s not always the case that the tech sector speaks with one voice, or the civil liberties community or the business establishment,” says Garland. “But everyone agreed this was an abusive and unconstitutional practice.” Commenting on discovery, Berengaut adds, "This case was about secrecy, and facts related to our claim were secret."

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