Gibbons Says New Ruling Ends DQ Bid In Pollution Suit

Law360, New York (March 9, 2016, 4:51 PM EST) -- Gibbons PC redoubled its efforts Tuesday against Quanta Resources Corp.’s bid to eject the firm from litigation alleging Rexam Beverage Can Co. helped contaminate a Quanta-owned refining center, touting a recent ruling that disqualifying members of a joint defense group was unnecessary.

Arguing for Rexam and Gibbons in the disqualification row in New York federal court, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC relied on U.S. Magistrate Judge Viktor V. Pohorelsky's February ruling that Kaplan Fox & Kilsheimer LLP could keep representing customers in multidistrict litigation over air cargo services price-fixing, despite an attorney's having previously worked for a defendant air carrier...

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