6th Circ. Won't Reinstate DQ'd BakerHostetler In Opioid MDL

Law360 (September 11, 2019, 7:55 PM EDT) -- The Sixth Circuit has rejected a bid by two Endo units to order an Ohio federal court to vacate its order disqualifying a former U.S. attorney and her firm BakerHostetler from representing the companies in sprawling Ohio multidistrict litigation involving racketeering and corrupt practices charges against various opioid makers and distributors.

The Northern District of Ohio did not commit a clear error when it disqualified Carole S. Rendon, the former U.S. attorney for the Northern District of Ohio, and her firm from representing Endo Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Endo Health Solutions Inc., based on allegations that she relied on information in the...

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