I got caught this April Fools’ Day by a very funny and elaborate April Fools’ prank by my partner Shep Davidson, co-author with Renee Inomata of The In-House Advisor blog.
It made me think about a real evidentiary...more
Sometimes, even seemingly innocuous acts can cause intractable problems. In one recent tax case, United States v. Matsa, S.D. Ohio No. 09-297, 2010 WL 117548 (Oct. 19, 2010), a simple letter from an attorney to the government...more
As we observed in last year's reinsurance review, 2011 was marked by a notable amount of litigation over the disqualification of counsel. At that time, it appeared that disqualification of counsel was one of the few areas of...more
The popularity of attorney disqualification applications in reinsurance disputes continues with this dispute venued in Wisconsin. Several reinsurance contracts were entered into, all of which had arbitration provisions. The...more
In This Issue:
Federal Court in Wisconsin Holds That It Lacks Jurisdiction to Address Disqualification of Counsel in Arbitration The United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin declined to...more
Originally Published in American Bar Association Litigation News, December 13, 2012.
A contract attorney for a plaintiff's firm who had previously represented the defendant in the same case was not "associated" with her...more
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