United States Second Circuit
CONOPCO, INC. v. ROLL INTERNATIONAL, 00-7012
Federal courts sitting in diversity are not required to apply Fed. R. Civ. P. 13(a) to determine whether a party cannot raise a claim that should have been raised as a compulsory counterclaim in a prior state proceeding.
- Decided 11/03/2000
- Published 11/06/2000
- Before: McLAUGHLIN, PARKER, Circuit Judges, and DORSEY, District Judge.
- United States Second Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Robert F. Serio,Gibson Dunn & Crutcher, LLP, New York, N.Y. (Thomas C. Sheehan, of counsel), for Plaintiff-Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- Andrew S. Clare, Loeb & Loeb, LLP, Los Angeles, CA (Lawrence B. Gutcho, of counsel, P. Gregory Schwed and Maria L. Zanfini, Loeb & Loeb, New York, NY, of counsel, Hillel Chodos, Los Angeles, CA, of counsel), for Defendants-Appellees.