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Before: Jacobs, C.J., Wesley and Hall, JJ. Decided: September 29, 2009 Defendants-appellants Metropolitan Life Insurance Company and MetLife, Inc. appeal an order of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York (Platt, J.), disqualifying its counsel Debevoise & Plimpton LLP shortly before trial. On September 22, 2009, this Court reversed the disqualification order, with opinion to follow. This is that opinion.

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