NY County Says Meyer Suozzi Betrayed It In Opioid Case

Law360 (March 16, 2020, 4:21 PM EDT) -- Nassau County urged a New York state court Friday to disqualify its former law firm Meyer Suozzi from representing Mallinckrodt in the county's suit over the opioid crisis, arguing that the firm is trying to "switch sides" after defending the Long Island county for five years.

In a 24-page motion to disqualify, the county argued that Meyer Suozzi English & Klein PC should be barred from representing the U.K.-based Mallinckrodt LLC and its subsidiary SpecGx LLC in a hotly contested case over the impact of the opioid crisis on local communities.

The county argued that Meyer Suozzi represented it from 2014...

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