Lampoon CEO Wants Barnes & Thornburg Disqualified

Law360, New York (July 19, 2011, 7:19 PM EDT) -- The CEO of media company National Lampoon Inc. asked an Indiana federal court on Monday to disqualify Barnes & Thornburg LLP from representing the publisher of the Indianapolis Star in the criminal case accusing him of running a $230 million investment scam.

Timothy Durham told the court that Barnes' representation of Indiana Newspapers Inc. presents a conflict of interest because Barnes attorneys had access to Durham's personal financial information, which the Indianapolis Star is now trying to access as an interested party in the case, when...
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