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California Court of Appeal

US Fire Ins. Co. v. Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, LLP, A120912

In a suit to enjoin defendant-law firm from representing a committee of asbestos creditors based on a conflict of interest, denial of defendant's anti-SLAPP motion is affirmed where the allegations on which plaintiff's complaint was based did not involve protected activity under the relevant statute.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 03/12/2009
  • Published 03/12/2009


  • RUVOLO, P.J.


  • California Court of Appeal


  • For Appellant:
  • Sheppard, Mullin, Richter & Hampton, D. Ronald Ryland, Robert J. Stumpf, Jr., San Francisco, and Timothy C. Perry, for Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Musick, Peeler & Garrett, Susan J. Field, Lawrence A. Tabb, and Stephen M. Green, Los Angeles, for Respondent.
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