Document Type

Article

Repository Date

1979

Keywords

Disqualification of Counsel, Chinese Wall argument, Legal ethics, Westinghouse v. Rio Algom, Westinghouse v. Getty, Westinghouse v. Kerr-McGee, Kirkland & Ellis

Subject Categories

Jurisdiction | Jurisprudence | Law | Law and Politics | Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility | Legal History

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