Attorney(s) appearing for the Case
Thomas C. MacDonald, Jr., Tampa, Fla., for plaintiff-appellant.
Robert S. Pittman, Bartow, Fla., Rom W. Powell, Winter Park, Fla., Donald E. Wilkes, Daytona Beach, Fla., James M. McEwen of Gibbons, Tucker, McEwen, Smith, Cofer & Taub, Tampa, Fla., for defendant-appellee Citrus Feed Co., A. R. Carver, Lakeland, Fla., of counsel.
Before TUTTLE, DYER and SIMPSON, Circuit Judges.
United States Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit.
DYER, Circuit Judge:
From the District Court's order of disqualification of Covington & Burling, a law firm acting as American Can Company's trial counsel in a judgment creditor's suit against Citrus Feed Company and others, American appeals. The disqualification resulted solely because of the Covington firm's relationship with John Allison, an attorney whom American had retained as local counsel in Tampa, Florida. The District Judge applied a "double imputation...
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