Arnold & Porter Accused Of Conflicts In Mallinckrodt Ch. 11

Law360 (March 11, 2021, 10:51 PM EST) -- Parties with antitrust claims against bankrupt drugmaker Mallinckrodt and mail order pharmacy Express Scripts are asking a Delaware district court to remove Arnold & Porter as special counsel in the Mallinckrodt Chapter 11 case for alleged conflicts of interest.

In papers filed Wednesday in their appeal of a bankruptcy court decision to allow Mallinckrodt to retain Arnold & Porter, the plaintiffs in the antitrust case said they intend to argue the law firm is simultaneously representing Express Scripts, creating an "irreconcilable conflict of interest."

Mallinckrodt sought Chapter 11 protection in mid-October with $5.3 billion in debt, citing threats posed by the...

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