The Washington Independent reports that several firms, including Simpson Thacher & Bartlett, appear to have conflicts of interest by doing bailout work and representing banking clients despite signing Treasury Department contracts designed to prevent conflicts.

The Am Law Daily made some calls of its own in the past week looking into another firm — Squire, Sanders & Dempsey — and the conflicts question turned out to be one not easily answered.

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