Disqualification of Counsel: The Westinghouse Litigation
Northwestern University - School of Law
March 7, 2011
Chicago Bar Record, Vol. 61, p. 88, 1979
Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 11-35
The motion to disqualify counsel is becoming increasingly important in pre-trial strategy. Discusses one case arising out of Westinghouse Electric Corporation's alleged breach of longterm uranium supply contracts, in which a disqualification motion was sustained against Westinghouse's counsel, Kirkland & Ellis.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 12
Keywords: Disqualification of Counsel, Chinese Wall Argument, Legal Ethics, Westinghouse v. Rio Algom, Westinghouse v. Getty, Westinghouse v. Kerr-McGee, Kirkland & Ellis
JEL Classification: K10, K30Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: March 8, 2011
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