Snell & Wilmer Fails To Shake Trustee's Suit

Law360, New York (September 29, 2009, 4:38 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has kept alive a bankruptcy plan trustee's suit accusing Snell & Wilmer LLP of representing the original trustee in a man's Chapter 11 case without disclosing its simultaneous representation of an insurer that refused to defend the estate in a property battle.

Judge G. Murray Snow of the U.S. District Court for the District of Arizona on Monday shot down Snell’s bid for summary judgment, holding that judicial estoppel did not bar the plan trustee, Alan Meda, from bringing breach of duty claims...
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