NM Whistleblower Wants AG, Firm Off Kickback Case

Law360, New York (June 2, 2011, 5:59 PM EDT) -- An ex-New Mexico pension official-turned-whistleblower said Thursday he wants the state attorney general and Day Pitney LLP kicked off any pay-to-play litigation targeting Vanderbilt Financial LLC, Merrill Lynch & Co., UBS Investment Bank, Clifford Chance LLP, Ernst & Young LLP and others over conflicts of interest.

The whistleblower, former education investment official Frank Foy, said Attorney General Gary King and Day Pitney, whose lawyers were tapped to act as special assistant attorneys general, failed to disclose numerous conflicts of interest with certain defendants, such as state...
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