Cole Scott Dodges DQ In College False Claims Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (December 16, 2013, 9:27 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge on Friday refused to disqualify Cole Scott & Kissane PA as counsel for the former director of a college targeted in a False Claims Act whistleblower suit, saying the employee relators failed to show Cole Scott's simultaneous representation of the college creates an unwaivable conflict of interest.

U.S. District Judge William P. Dimitrouleas denied a motion to disqualify counsel filed by two former admissions department employees of Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based Everglades College Inc., which does business as Keiser University. The plaintiffs had claimed Cole Scott's...
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