Reinsurers Can't Nix Utica's Bid To Keep Hunton Attys

Law360, New York (September 26, 2013, 7:25 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday kept alive Utica Mutual Insurance Co.'s fight with two reinsurers over whether Hunton & Williams LLP attorneys can represent Utica in an arbitration where $1.5 million in reinsurance coverage is at stake.

Utica filed the suit after National Casualty Co. and Employers Insurance Co. of Wausau demanded that Hunton & Williams attorneys be disqualified from representing Utica in arbitration proceedings because the firm represented all three companies' interests in the coverage litigation that gave rise to the billing dispute...
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