BakerHostetler Fights Nestle DQ Bid In Antitrust Cases

Law360, New York (February 19, 2013, 3:24 PM EST) -- BakerHostetler fired back Friday against claims by Nestle USA Inc. and YRC Worldwide Inc. that the firm should be disqualified from defending Sea Star Line LLC in three Florida price-fixing suits, calling the bid an overly expansive interpretation of state attorney conduct rules.

Nestle and YRC Worldwide, which have worked with BakerHostetler for years, want the firm bounced from the three cases because the two companies have their own, separate price-fixing case against Sea Star. While BakerHostetler isn't defending Sea Star in that particular case, the...
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