Gibbons Shouldn't Be DQ'd From Pollution Suit, Rexam Says
By Kurt Orzeck (February 19, 2016, 7:50 PM EST) -- Rexam Beverage Can Co. on Thursday urged a New York federal judge to reject Quanta Resources Corp.'s efforts to disqualify its counsel Gibbons PC from a suit alleging Rexam contributed to contamination at a Queens refining center owned by Quanta, saying the company's motives were purely tactical.
Rexam argued in a memorandum of opposition filed by Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC, its special professional responsibility counsel, that Quanta waited too long to argue that Gibbons should be disqualified because the firm had advised Quanta during its bankruptcy proceedings in the 1980s.
Quanta has already tried to disqualify Gibbons on another...
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