Morgan Lewis May Face DQ Over 'Sticky' Conflict In Wage Suit

Law360, San Francisco (December 5, 2017, 5:47 PM EST) -- A California federal judge said Tuesday he’s considering disqualifying Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP from representing Interstate Hotels & Resorts Inc. in a wage suit after three potential class members testified that the firm represented both them and Interstate during their depositions, creating a conflict the judge called “a sticky mess.”

Speaking through a Cantonese interpreter, the three room attendants at times contradicted themselves and one another at Tuesday’s three-hour evidentiary hearing, but they all said they’d thought the same Morgan Lewis lawyers who worked for...
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Richardson v. Interstate Hotels & Resorts, Inc. et al


Case Number

3:16-cv-06772

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California Northern

Nature of Suit

Labor: Other

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William Alsup

Date Filed

November 23, 2016

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