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OPINION & ORDER Plaintiff Loretta Streichert (“Plaintiff”) brings this Action under 42 U.S.C. §1983, alleging that the Town of Chester (the “Town”), former Town Supervisor Alex Jamieson, Town Supervisor Robert Valentine, and Town Board Members Cynthia Smith and Ryan C. Wensley (collectively, “Defendants”) committed intentional gender discrimination in violation of the Equal Protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment. (Compl.

44-45 (Dkt. No. 1).)1 Before the Court is Defendants’ Motion To Disqualify Plaintiff’s Counsel, Michael H. Sussman. (See Not. of Mot. (Dkt. No. 31).) For the reasons discussed herein, the Motion is denied. I. Background A. Factual History Defendants’ Motion stems from a gender discrimination lawsuit brought on July 31, 2019. (See Dkt. No. 1.) The Court will summarize the underlying Action only as necessary to decide the instant Motion. 1. The Underlying Gender Discrimination Lawsuit In the underlying lawsuit, Plaintiff brings two causes of action for gender discrimination in violation of the Equal Protection clause of the Fourteenth Amendment, as made actionable against Defendants by 42 U.S.C. §1983. (See Compl.

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