George Pappas Pro Hac Vice application It would now appear that George F. Pappas of the Covington & Burling firm is representing AOL as lead counsel in the Augme-Tacoda litigation. Current indications continue to confirm my initial inclination that Orrick and Paul Gupta have been replaced. On Tuesday, July 3, 2012, Mr. Pappas filed a Pro Hac Vice application.
Below is a link to his website biography. Mr. Pappas' entry into the case is certainly a strong indication that AOL is finally taking this matter very seriously.