White & Case Faces Disqualification In $800M Price-Scam Suit

Law360, New York (April 24, 2013, 2:53 PM EDT) -- A Connecticut federal judge on Tuesday asked White & Case LLP to explain why it should not be removed from defending a case over an $800 million price inflation scheme by former Royal Ahold NV subsidiary U.S. Foodservice Inc.

U.S. District Judge Alvin W. Thompson ordered White & Case and plaintiffs’ counsel to show cause on whether the firm should be disqualified from the case after plaintiffs asserted the firm was a “key fact witness” regarding the formation of the shell companies at the heart of...
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