Squire Sanders Wants Ruling On Meritage Representation

Law360, New York (October 12, 2011, 10:24 PM EDT) -- Squire Sanders & Dempsey LLP asked a Nevada bankruptcy court on Tuesday to advise the firm on whether it should continue to represent Meritage Homes Corp., a homebuilder that worked for bankrupt developer South Edge LLC.

On Oct. 6, South Edge lender JPMorgan Chase Bank NA asked Squire Sanders to withdraw from representing Meritage since the firm is representing JPMorgan in unrelated transactions and at least one lawsuit, according to court documents.

Squire Sanders asked Meritage to consent to the firm's withdrawal, but the homebuilder did...
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