US Seeks To Nix Attys In Tomato CEO's Price-Fixing Case

Law360, New York (July 15, 2011, 6:21 PM EDT) -- Federal prosecutors on Thursday sought to disqualify Keker & Van Nest LLP from defending the ex-CEO of California’s SK Foods LP against charges that he fixed tomato prices because the firm also represents an ex-employee who will testify against him.

The interests of the former tomato magnate, Frederick Salyer, and the ex-subordinate who will testify against him, Mark Grewal, are “fundamentally adverse,” prosecutors said.

They asked the judge to pull Keker & Van Nest off Salyer's case so that the defense cannot claim later that he...
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California Eastern

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February 18, 2010

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