February 9, 2019 / 1:42 AM / 5 months ago

Ex-prosecutors argue against colleague's disqualification in opioid MDL

A group of 22 former U.S. attorneys are warning that a ruling disqualifying a colleague from representing a drugmaker in litigation over the opioid epidemic could make it “impossible” for former government lawyers to work in private practice.

In a letter on Thursday, the ex-prosecutors expressed support for Baker & Hostetler partner Carole Rendon, who could be disqualified from representing Endo International PLC because of her role heading an opioid task force when she was the U.S. Attorney in Cleveland.

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