Story at New York Times about GM's use of King & Spaulding first as litigators and now as investigators regarding a product defect. Excerpt:
And King & Spalding, the law firm that handled the Melton case for the company, has undergone a role reversal. This month, G.M. asked the firm, along with Jenner & Block, to conduct what the G.M. chief executive, Mary T. Barra, has called an “unvarnished” investigation into why the company failed for more than a decade to alert regulators and consumers to the defect.