Since the 1990s, the ferocious litigation style of Engstrom, Lipscomb & Lack's Walter Lack -- paired with the genial Thomas Girardi of Girardi & Keese -- has made millions for both men. Their relationship encompasses some of the biggest toxic tort paydays on record. Now the lawyers are coming to the end of a disciplinary action before the 9th Circuit, accused of deceiving the court in a Nicaraguan pesticides case. But Girardi is much better positioned to escape without serious punishment, for a few different reasons.
Pair of Plaintiffs Lawyers May Face Different Fates in 9th Circuit Disciplinary Action
November 16, 2009