A former employee of scandal-plagued software giant Computer Associates who claims she was fired for cooperating with an internal investigation may sue the law firm hired by the company to represent her for legal malpractice based on alleged conflicts of interest, a Long Island judge has ruled.

Irene Salvatore, a former vice president in Islandia, N.Y.-based Computer Associates’ accounting department, claimed in a suit filed last year that 512-lawyer Manhattan firm Kaye Scholer and partner Jane Parver failed to advise her of options besides cooperating with an inquiry into alleged accounting fraud at the company or that her cooperation might affect her employment.

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