UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF NEW YORK
September 1, 2009
IN RE: METLIFE DEMUTUALIZATION AND LITIGATION
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Platt, District Judge.
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §1292(b) this Court is of the opinion that the following Order involves a controlling question of law as to which there are substantial grounds for difference of opinion and that immediate appeal may materially advance the ultimate termination of this litigation.
Plaintiffs' motion to disqualify Debevoise & Plimpton from representing MetLife in the above-captioned action is hereby GRANTED.
The Court hereby certifies the following question for appeal:
Should Debevoise & Plimpton be disqualified from representing MetLife in this case based on a conflict of interest. For a discussion of the causes of action in this matter, see In Re: MetLife Demutualization Litigation, 156 F. Supp. 2d 254, 258, et seq.
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