Sonnenschein Nixed From First American Actions

Law360, New York (September 22, 2009, 5:21 PM EDT) -- Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP and First American Title Insurance Co. have filed notice that they intend to appeal a California judge's decision to disqualify the firm from representing the insurer in four class actions over premiums for California customers due to a conflict of interest.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Anthony J. Mohr ruled Sept. 1 that the firm's efforts to create an "ethical wall" between attorney Gary Cohen, whom the plaintiffs had twice sought to retain for the case, and the group of lawyers...
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