Foley Conflict Suit Highlights Testiness Of Trade Disputes

Law360, New York (November 5, 2013, 7:36 PM EST) -- A judge in Washington, D.C., recently refused to toss a lawsuit against Foley & Lardner LLP over an alleged conflict of interest in an anti-dumping duty proceeding, a suit that, regardless of its merits, illustrates just how contentious trade disputes can be and the importance of checking past representations for potential ethical issues, experts say.

In an Oct. 29 ruling, Associate Judge Anthony C. Epstein of D.C. Superior Court denied Foley's motion to dismiss a lawsuit brought against it and partner Gregory Husisian by U.S.-based Geo...
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