Blank Rome Out As Counsel In Contract Suit V. J&J Unit

Law360, New York (August 19, 2010, 3:07 PM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has affirmed the disqualification of Blank Rome LLP as counsel for GSI Commerce Solutions in a contract dispute against Johnson & Johnson subsidiary BabyCenter LLC over online retail operations, finding that the firm has represented the health care giant in other matters.

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Wednesday upheld a decision by Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, ruling that Blank Rome should be barred from representing...
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