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BofA’s attempt to disqualify AIG law firm rejected

Judge says partner’s minimal involvement outweighs conflict of interest

Mired in legal woes, Bank of America (BofA) suffered another blow when its attempt to disqualify the law firm representing American International Group Inc. (AIG) in its $10 billion mortgage fraud lawsuit was rejected Tuesday by a federal judge.

U.S. District Court Judge Barbara Jones ruled the alleged conflict of interest had “no meaningful showing” of any impact on the trial process for the lawsuit.

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