Kane Kessler Scolded By Judge For DQ Bid Against Storch

Law360 (October 7, 2019, 8:11 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Monday slapped Kane Kessler PC and its counsel for a bid "clearly devoid of merit" to disqualify its opposing counsel in litigation where a New Jersey-based nonprofit organization accuses the firm of engaging in attorney misconduct.

U.S. District Judge Paul A. Engelmayer wrote Monday that Kane Kessler's disqualification bid against Storch Amini PC is "transparently strategically motivated," as Kane Kessler and its counsel, Furman Kornfield & Brennan LLP, fail to establish that the lawyers for Oorah Inc. would need to be disqualified because they may need to testify over their knowledge of the underlying matter...

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