California Attorney General Jerry Brown has threatened a prolific private toxic law litigator with “appropriate actions” if he doesn’t “change” his methods.

In a letter sent Friday, Brown asked Connecticut-based attorney Clifford Chanler to answer a series of questions about settlements his clients have entered into with retailers selling lead-laced glassware and ceramics. Brown said the amount Chanler charges in those settlements “seems unwarranted,” since the defendants rarely challenge the complaints Chanler brings under Proposition 65, California’s toxic protection law.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

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]