Judge Won't Bar Rubin Fiorella From Reinsurance Fight

Law360, New York (May 17, 2011, 5:48 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Monday nixed Employers Insurance Co. of Wausau's suit seeking an order barring law firm Rubin Fiorella & Friedman LLP from representing Munich Reinsurance Inc. in an underlying reinsurance arbitration dispute.

In granting Munich's motion for summary judgment on its request to dismiss the complaint, U.S. District Judge P. Kevin Castel rejected Wausau's claim that Rubin Fiorella should be disqualified from representing Munich in the arbitration dispute because the firm had previously acted as Wausau's counsel in a “substantially related” matter...
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