Orrick Seeks Sanctions Against Whiteford, Energy Co.

Law360, New York (April 21, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP has asked a judge to sanction a unit of defunct energy company National Energy & Gas Transmission Inc. and its counsel, Whiteford Taylor & Preston LLP, for what it calls a frivolous appeal to recover $678,000 in fees paid to Orrick shortly before NEGT went bankrupt.

In a motion filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland, Orrick asked the court to sanction NEGT Energy Trading Holdings Corp. and its attorneys at Whiteford for allegedly bringing a...
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