London Lawyer Outs J.K. Rowling As Author Of The Cuckoo’s Calling
Posted Jul 19, 2013
The recent outing of J.K. Rowling as the author of the mystery novel, “The Cuckoo’s Calling,” under the pseudonym Robert Galbraith, highlights the heightened necessity of a lawyer maintaining client secrets in the age of social media. Apparently a London lawyer told his wife’s best friend about Rowling’s pseudonym, who then posted the information on Twitter. A London newspaper then found the information on Twitter and published it in a weekend edition.
Rowling, reeling from the disclosure, succinctly summed up the situation as follows: "To say that I am disappointed is an understatement….I had assumed that I could expect total...Read More