Curtiss-Wright Wants DLA Piper DQ'd In $30M Supply Fight

By Rosie Manins (September 3, 2021, 3:04 PM EDT) -- A Curtiss-Wright company has asked the Georgia State-wide Business Court to disqualify DLA Piper from representing Westinghouse in a $30 million dispute over the supply of reactor coolant pumps for electric and nuclear power plants in the Southeast.

Curtiss-Wright Electro-Mechanical Corp. said in a disqualification motion on Thursday that it was represented in 2013 by a Swedish attorney, now working for DLA Piper, in a substantially similar dispute with Westinghouse Electric Co. LLC over the supply of reactor coolant pumps for nuclear power plants in China. That dispute is ongoing and subject to arbitration in Sweden, Curtiss-Wright said.

Because the Swedish...

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