DLA Piper Defends Representation In $30M Power Plant Row

By Rosie Manins (November 2, 2021, 4:38 PM EDT) -- DLA Piper fought back Tuesday against Curtiss-Wright's attempt to disqualify it from representing Westinghouse in a $30 million power plant construction dispute, telling a Georgia state judge that the matter is separate from the work one of its Swedish lawyers did for Curtiss-Wright years ago over Chinese power plant projects.

DLA Piper US LLP urged the state court to reject the disqualification bid by Curtiss-Wright Electro-Mechanical Corp., which claims the global law firm has a conflict of interest in representing Westinghouse Electric Co. LLC.

Westinghouse sued Curtiss-Wright in Georgia in July over the allegedly late supply of reactor coolant pumps for...

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