MetLife and the 8.6 million-member plaintiff class that is suing the insurance giant completed a final round of briefing Monday over Eastern District Judge Thomas C. Platt’s last minute disqualification of Debevoise & Plimpton as MetLife’s trial counsel.

The parties’ briefs lay factual contentions on the plaintiffs’ claim that Debevoise must be disqualified under the attorney-witness rule because there is a likelihood the testimony of four Debevoise lawyers will be adverse to MetLife.

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