San Fran, Others Oppose DLA Piper Appointment In PG&E Case

Law360, New York (October 17, 2012, 6:26 PM EDT) -- Two California cities and two consumer groups said Wednesday that former Sen. George Mitchell and DLA Piper, hired to mediate settlement talks over the deadly 2010 explosion of a Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pipeline, may not be impartial because of their previous representation of other utilities.

PG&E faces hundreds of millions of dollars in fines stemming from the September 2010 pipeline rupture in San Bruno, Calif., which released a large amount of natural gas and caused a fire that killed eight, injured 58 and destroyed...
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