The plea agreement ends an investigation spanning nearly a decade in which federal prosecutors alleged that Milberg and seven of its partners generated $251 million in attorney fees by paying kickbacks to lead plaintiffs. Last month, Milberg agreed to pay $75 million as part of a nonprosecution agreement with federal prosecutors. Several former partners, including co-founder Melvyn Weiss and William Lerach, have pleaded guilty in the case.
This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.
To view this content, please continue to their sites.
LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.
For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]