L.A. federal prosecutors have won a discovery fight in the undying probe of Milberg Weiss Bershad & Schulman. U.S. District Judge A. Howard Matz has ordered the production of reams of discovery that prosecutors sought from various plaintiffs firms, according to lawyers familiar with the case. The documents relate largely to payment agreements for former expert witness John Torkelsen, who has been under intense scrutiny as prosecutors continue efforts to indict Milberg's former star partner William Lerach.
Feds Win Milberg Discovery Battle
December 5, 2006
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