Weil Gotshal Hired In Calif. Ch. 9 Cases After Winston DQ

Law360, San Diego (June 21, 2013, 10:46 PM ET) -- National Public Finance Guarantee Corp. has retained Weil Gotshal & Manges LLP to represent it in the Chapter 9 bankruptcy proceedings of San Bernardino and Stockton, Calif., after a judge disqualified Winston & Strawn LLP from representing the bond insurer in the San Bernardino matter, it said Friday.

NPFG spokesman Kevin Brown said Weil Gotshal would replace Winston & Strawn in both cases. The move came in response to a June 13 decision by U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Meredith Jury granting the California Public Employees' Retirement System’s...
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