Garbage Cos. Look To Bar Atty From Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (March 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Attorneys for the waste disposal company defendants in a case alleging monopolistic tactics in the Long Island, N.Y., garbage hauling market have asked a judge to disqualify a Lewis Johs Avallone & Aviles LLP attorney from representing putative class plaintiffs because of conflict-of-interest concerns.

James I. Serota of Greenberg Traurig LLP, who represents defendants including BFI Canada Income Fund, IESI Corp. and Winter Bros. Waste Systems Inc., filed a letter Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York asking that James...
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