BakerHostetler Faces Nestle DQ Bid In Price-Fixing Suits

Law360, New York (January 28, 2013, 8:12 PM EST) -- Nestle USA Inc. and YRC Worldwide Inc. on Friday asked a Florida federal judge to disqualify BakerHostetler from defending a shipping company in four price-fixing suits, saying the law firm’s representation of Nestle and YRCW subsidiaries in unrelated disputes presented a conflict of interest.

Nestle — a U.S. subsidiary of the Swiss consumer goods giant Nestle SA — and YRCW, a holding company whose brands offer shipping logistics solutions, said that even if BakerHostetler does not enter an appearance in the case in which they are...
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