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Dewey’s Former GC on the Crisis at United Airlines

The general counsel of Dewey & LeBoeuf while the now-defunct law firm collapsed has experience with crises, so Bloomberg Law asked her to explain the likely legal ramifications of United Airlines’ botched handling of an overbooked flight and what the company may do to mitigate the fallout.

Janis Meyer, now a partner at Hinshaw & Culbertson, focuses her practice on professional responsibility, writes .

She discusses what the airline’s general counsel likely is doing this week to deal with the crisis, who he will speak to, who ultimately bears responsibility, whether apologies serve any legal purpose, and whether the incident would play out differently if phones to capture the event were not available.

Read the Bloomberg article.


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