Appeals Court Refuses To Disqualify Quinn Emanuel

Law360, New York (May 16, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A state appeals court has upheld that law firm Quinn Emanuel Urquhart Oliver & Hedges LLP properly handled an interview with a fired senior executive of discount brokerage firm Muriel Siebert & Co. Inc.

Quinn Emanuel conducted the interview with the recently terminated executive while the law firm was defending financial software maker Intuit Inc. against a suit filed by Muriel Siebert over an unsuccessful joint venture.

The Manhattan Supreme Court disqualified the law firm last year after finding that the executive, Nicholas Dermigny, had been...
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