MLB Says Dodgers' Counsel Has Conflicting Interests

Law360, New York (July 29, 2011, 6:44 PM EDT) -- Major League Baseball on Thursday told a Delaware bankruptcy judge that the firms representing the Los Angeles Dodgers — Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP and Young Conaway Stargatt & Taylor LLP — may be torn between the interests of the team and those of its owner.

MLB filed a reservation of rights alerting the court to conflicts of interest that potentially compromise Dewey and Young Conaway’s ability to adequately advance the interests of the baseball team as it navigates a contentious Chapter 11 proceeding.

The team’s owner,...
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