Angeles Moves To Nix Bingham For Poaching Experts

Law360, New York (June 29, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Bingham McCutchen LLP is facing new calls that it be disqualified for allegedly stealing expert witnesses and violating multiple court orders in long-running and rancorous litigation involving the cleanup of a contaminated California bulk-chemical distribution facility, with opposing counsel calling Bingham's actions “appalling.”

In a motion filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, attorneys representing Angeles Chemical Co. Inc. claim that Bingham violated 14 court orders by using confidential information taken from three different expert witnesses who were disqualified from...
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