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Morgan Lewis Fights DQ For Repping Both Sides In Wage Suit

Law360, San Francisco (January 11, 2018, 7:27 PM EST) -- Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP attorneys on Thursday asked a California federal judge not to disqualify the firm for representing both a hotel and several workers who could be members of a putative class suing it over wage violations, saying there was no conflict anymore because the firm no longer represents the workers.

Robert Lewis, a Morgan Lewis attorney who represented the firm at the San Francisco hearing, said that California courts had found disqualification was only appropriate when there is “a reasonable likelihood that an...
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Richardson v. Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Inc. et al


Case Number

3:16-cv-06772

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Other

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William Alsup

Date Filed

November 23, 2016

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