Bid To Axe Phillips Nizer In GM Building Spat Denied

Law360, New York (July 24, 2009, 4:50 PM EDT) -- Despite the firm’s involvement in a similar suit, a judge has declined to disqualify Donald J. Trump’s counsel Phillips Nizer LLP in a case alleging Trump and others including billionaire George Soros orchestrated a bid-rigging scheme in the auction of New York’s General Motors Building in the bankruptcy of insurance conglomerate Conseco Inc.

U.S. Magistrate Judge Theodore H. Katz issued the order on Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York finding that the firm should not be dismissed for conflict...
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