Proskauer Atty Dumped From Clifford Race Bias Case

Law360, New York (July 20, 2009, 7:40 PM EDT) -- Proskauer Rose LLP can continue to represent Clifford Chance US LLP in its defense of a $75 million race discrimination suit despite calls for the firm's ouster from the case, but a Proskauer attorney has been disqualified for what a judge called troubling allegations.

Judge Harold Baer Jr. of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York also ordered Proskauer Rose to institute a so-called Chinese wall to isolate the attorney, associate Amy Melican, from any information and communication relating to the case....
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