Faegre Drinker Facing DQ Bid In Del. Insurance Row

By Rose Krebs (September 24, 2021, 4:38 PM EDT) -- Specialty insurance distributor Amwins Group is urging a Delaware federal judge to disqualify Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP from representing carriers it has sued for alleged breach of contract, saying the law firm may have a potential conflict of interest.

In a brief filed Thursday, Amwins Group LLC told U.S. District Judge Leonard P. Stark that Faegre Drinker should be disqualified because it is "concurrently representing Amwins' interests in a Texas case and adverse to Amwins in this case."

"These representations cannot be simultaneously undertaken without the informed consent of Amwins, which has not been requested or given," the brief...

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