Galleon Defendant's Firm Faces Boot Over Job App

Law360, New York (February 22, 2011, 3:33 PM EST) -- A Kobre & Kim LLP lawyer representing a defendant in the Galleon Group LLC insider trading probe must stop seeking a job as a federal prosecutor or his entire firm may be booted from the case, a federal judge said Tuesday.

     Judge Robert P. Patterson of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York growled “you either withdraw your application or your firm will be disqualified" to Francisco J. Navarro, who is representing Spherix Capital LLC co-founder Ali Far.

The judge refused...
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