No Recusal For Judge In Dickinson Malpractice Suit

Law360, New York (July 8, 2011, 2:27 PM EDT) -- A Michigan federal judge said Thursday that he will continue to preside over sporting goods company Warrior Sports Inc.'s patent malpractice suit against Dickinson Wright PLLC, even though he is friends with an attorney representing Dickinson Wright.

Although none of the parties raised the issue in court documents, U.S. District Judge Gerald E. Rosen issued a statement saying that he does not believe he should have to recuse himself, despite his friendship with attorney Thomas W. Cranmer. Cranmer and Matthew F. Leitman of Miller Canfield Paddock...
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