Outten Tapped To Rep Class In MF Global Employee Suits

Law360, New York (January 30, 2012, 6:23 PM EST) -- A New York bankruptcy judge ended jockeying between law firms Monday by selecting Outten & Golden LLP as interim counsel for consolidated class actions against MF Global Inc. over its alleged failure to warn employees of mass layoffs after the broker-dealer's collapse.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn picked the firm from several that had been vying — at times bitterly — to represent ex-MF Global employees in three putative class actions alleging violations of the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act.

Judge Glenn also threw out...
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