Now that William Lerach is going to prison for funneling kickbacks to lead plaintiffs and Melvyn Weiss and his firm are fighting similar criminal charges, there's some room at the top of the securities plaintiffs bar. One new entry is a surprising player: Duane Morris. In the last 15 months, Duane Morris has teamed up with Lerach's former firm to bring two derivative suits. And John Herman, the Duane Morris partner working on those suits, insists that his firm's foray into this practice isn't surprising.
Duane Morris' New Co-Counsel Is Raising Eyebrows
The American Lawyer
December 13, 2007
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