GWB Figure Must Address Jones Day Conflict, 3rd Circ. Says

Law360, Clifton, N.J. (August 4, 2017, 6:31 PM EDT) -- The Third Circuit on Friday ordered a former public official convicted in the George Washington Bridge lane-closing scandal to appear before a district court and address any potential or actual conflict of interest with Jones Day attorneys representing her as appellate counsel in light of the firm's representation of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey in related matters.

In a one-page order issued without explanation, a circuit panel granted the government's motion for a limited remand to New Jersey federal court to determine whether Bridget Anne Kelly has knowingly and voluntarily waived any such conflict that Jones Day...

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