The two Milberg Weiss Bershad & Schulman partners at the center of a federal probe into whether class action plaintiffs represented by the firm received kickbacks based on legal fees have taken leaves of absence. The firm announced late Monday night the leaves taken by David Bershad and Steven Schulman, praising both for their firm contributions. It has been reported for months that Schulman and Bershad face imminent indictments in the six-year kickback probe by the U.S. Attorney's Office in Los Angeles.
Bershad, Schulman Take Leaves of Absence From Milberg Weiss
May 17, 2006