Over the past seven years, Milberg Weiss’ situation has been complicated by the fact that its decision makers were people whose own interests in the criminal probe sometimes didn’t align with the firm’s.
Several partners in the pre-split firm said that when Milberg Weiss’ California office broke off in 2004, the separation agreement guaranteed that Melvyn Weiss, David Bershad, Steven Schulman and California partners William Lerach and Patrick Coughlin would all have a say in how the firm responded to the ongoing criminal investigation.
This content has been archived.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]