Sheppard Mullin Can Stay In PVC Qui Tam Suit: Judge

Law360, Los Angeles (July 7, 2011, 7:55 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge on Thursday tentatively ruled not to disqualify Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP from defending J-M Manufacturing Co. in an ex-employee’s whistleblower suit over defective PVC pipe for municipal sewers, saying a conflict with one of the plaintiffs could be managed.

U.S. District Judge George H. Wu said that claims by plaintiff-intervenor South Tahoe Public Utility District could be split into a separate case — with different counsel for J-M — so that Sheppard Mullin, which represents South Tahoe in employment matters,...
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