Latham, Oxbow Spar Over DQ Bid In Rail Price-Fixing MDL

Law360, New York (May 7, 2013, 5:29 PM EDT) -- Latham & Watkins LLP and Oxbow Carbon & Mineral LLC traded blows in Washington federal court Monday as to whether the company deserves a chance to further reply to a bid to disqualify it from representing Union Pacific Railroad Co. in multidistrict price-fixing litigation.

Oxbow and Latham submitted filings after the court asked them to confer on the best way to resolve the mining company’s motion to disqualify Latham from representing Union Pacific in an MDL accusing several railroad companies of fixing shipping prices.

The two...
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