Disqualification of Counsel: The Westinghouse Litigation

Chicago Bar Record, Vol. 61, p. 88, 1979

Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 11-35

12 Pages Posted: 8 Mar 2011

Date Written: March 7, 2011

Abstract

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 longĀ­term uranium supply contracts, in which a disqualification motion was sustained against Westinghouse's counsel, Kirkland & Ellis.

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, K30

Suggested Citation

D'Amato, Anthony, Disqualification of Counsel: The Westinghouse Litigation (March 7, 2011). Chicago Bar Record, Vol. 61, p. 88, 1979; Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 11-35. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1780547

Anthony D'Amato (Contact Author)

Northwestern University - Pritzker School of Law ( email )

375 E. Chicago Ave
Chicago, IL 60611
United States

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