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Prof. Monroe Freedman Comments on GM’s Hiring of Law Firms for Internal Probe of Recall

Monroe H. Freedman, Professor of Law

GM Recall: House Energy And Commerce Committee To Investigate Huge Recall
By Reuters
International Business Times

March 11, 2014

Excerpt:

Some legal experts said there could be a conflict of interest for law firms with working ties to GM to be involved in the investigation.

“To me, there’s a conflict of interest,” Monroe Freedman, a legal ethics expert and law professor at Hofstra University School of Law, said. “A reasonable person might question whether the firm wants to curry favor with GM, so it can maintain a good relationship or obtain future work.”

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