Ex-CSFB gen counsel testifies in obstruction trial

Former Credit Suisse First Boston general counsel David Brodsky testified at the trial of star technology banker Frank Quattrone for obstruction of justice and witness tampering on Friday, New York Law Journal reports.

Brodsky said that as the investigation into initial public offering allocations by CSFB mushroomed in late 2000, he told Quattrone to get his own lawyer since the bank’s lawyers could not represent him. Prosecutors claim that hours later, Quattrone sent an e-mail essentially ordering employees to destroy documents.

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