Winston & Strawn DQ'd From San Bernardino Bankruptcy

Law360, New York (June 13, 2013, 11:21 PM EDT) -- Winston & Strawn LLP was reportedly disqualified Thursday from representing bond insurer National Public Finance Guarantee Corp. — a creditor in the San Bernardino, Calif., bankruptcy — after the California Public Employees' Retirement System claimed the firm had hired attorneys who switched sides after representing CalPERS.

At a hearing Thursday in California bankruptcy court, U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Meredith Jury granted CalPERS’ motion to disqualify Winston & Strawn, Bloomberg Businessweek reported. The California agency had claimed the law firm’s representation of NPFG, which it said was its...
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City of San Bernardino, California


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6:12-bk-28006

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California Central

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August 1, 2012

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