WilmerHale Can Contact U. of Michigan Sexual Assault Survivors

Aug. 7, 2020, 12:49 AM

An order barring WilmerHale from contacting potential claimants against the University of Michigan in connection with sexual assault allegations against Dr. Robert Anderson was lifted, but the court put a number of conditions on any such contact.

Former student athletes say the school turned a blind eye to decades of sexual assaults by Anderson. The university in June announced it had retained WilmerHale to conduct an independent investigation into the allegations and urged alumni to share any relevant information they had.

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan temporarily barred the firm or the university from contacting ...

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