Attorneys for Herrick Feinstein and the firm's union clients were hit with the ultimate sanction Tuesday, as a federal judge in New York found that serial abuse of the discovery process merited awarding a case to their opponent, the Metropolitan Opera. Saying lawyers with the firm "completely abdicated their responsibilities" in a two-year discovery fight, the judge found for the Met on defamation and other claims against the union.
Firm's Discovery Abuse Leads to Win for Met Opera
New York Law Journal
January 29, 2003