White & Case Can’t Rep Coda In Ch. 11, US Trustee Says

Law360, Chicago (May 24, 2013, 4:48 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Trustee on Friday asked a Delaware bankruptcy judge to bar White & Case LLP from representing Coda Holdings Inc. in its Chapter 11 case because one of the firm's partners recently held an executive position at the troubled electric car company.

Christopher Rose was Coda’s general counsel and a vice president up until last year and joined White & Case in September, which amounts to a conflict that should disqualify the firm from advising Coda, according to an objection filed by Trustee Roberta A....
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