Davis Wright Flouted Ethics Rules In Coverage Row: Omeros

Law360, Chicago (July 1, 2013, 6:40 PM EDT) -- Omeros Corp. on Thursday asked a Washington federal judge to disqualify Davis Wright Tremaine LLP as co-counsel to Carolina Casualty Insurance Co. in a coverage dispute arising from False Claims Act litigation with a former employee, alleging the law firm has shown an “extraordinary” disregard for ethics rules.

Carolina Casualty sued Seattle-based Omeros and its CEO, Gregory Demopulos, last year in a bid to avoid covering the biopharmaceutical company’s defense of a wrongful termination suit brought by its former chief financial officer, Richard J. Klein, who...
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