Quinn, US Spar Over Conflict Of Interest In Megaupload Case

Law360, New York (April 12, 2012, 6:08 PM EDT) -- Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP and Megaupload.com prosecutors this week have squared off over whether Quinn Emanuel's past work for potential witnesses YouTube LLC and Google Inc. represents a conflict of interest and should preclude the firm from representing the alleged piracy site.

The U.S. government on Wednesday sought to block Quinn Emanuel from representing Megaupload.com in its defense of criminal piracy charges, saying that the law firm's past representation of YouTube and Google precludes it from appearing for Megaupload and company founder Kim Dotcom...
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