A Manhattan federal judge has refused to disqualify a law firm from representing an insurance carrier on a coverage claim even though the lawyers are simultaneously representing the policyholder on another, subrogated claim.
Noting that no court in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit has ever decided a conflict-of-interest disqualification in such a context, Southern District Judge Lewis A. Kaplan took a flexible approach in analyzing the issue.
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