A McGuireWoods partner is objecting to his firm's settlement of a class action against the nation's largest provider of bar review courses -- a move that threatens the $49 million deal that was to end the antitrust case. McGuireWoods inked a settlement in February with West Publishing -- BAR/BRI's corporate parent -- and Kaplan Inc., a West Publishing marketing partner. In papers filed Thursday by three of the lead plaintiffs, partner Eliot Disner argues the settlement lets West Publishing off too lightly.
Lawyer Who Sued BAR/BRI Now Questions the Settlement
The American Lawyer
May 21, 2007