Bloomberg Law
Jan. 23, 2023, 8:39 PM

Working From Tropical Island? More Like Lie-Land, Law Firm Says

Bob Van Voris
Bob Van Voris
Bloomberg News

The Instagram posts show that Proskauer Rose LLP’s former chief operating officer’s excuse for downloading confidential documents doesn’t hold water, the law firm said.

Jonathan O’Brien, whom Proskauer sued claiming he stole business secrets to bring to a new job, said he only wanted to help the firm with the transition while he was on vacation and was worried he wouldn’t have the necessary internet connectivity on Mauritius, an island nation in the Indian Ocean.

But photos posted by O’Brien’s wife, Vanessa, a mountaineer, author and former bank executive, show they were staying at the exclusive five-star Shangri-La Le Touessrok ...

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