Dow Loses Bid To Limit Wachtell Role In Rohm Suit

Law360, New York (February 12, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- A Delaware judge refused Thursday to limit the role of Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz as it represents Rohm and Haas Co. in its efforts to force Dow Chemical Co. to close on its $18.8 billion acquisition of the specialty chemical manufacturer.

Judge William B. Chandler III of the Court of Chancery of the State of Delaware found unpersuasive Dow's argument that it would be prejudiced in the litigation by Wachtell's representation of Rohm and Haas because the firm served as counsel to Dow in 2007...
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