A Los Angeles federal judge has denied a motion by class action firm Milberg Weiss and its senior partner, Melvyn I. Weiss, to have their upcoming trial on conspiracy charges transferred to New York.
Weiss, who is charged with orchestrating a scheme by which Milberg Weiss paid kickbacks to named plaintiffs in securities class actions cases, had argued that the case should be moved because it would be an enormous hardship for him to be away from his New York home, family and friends while he was on trial. He also noted that New York was where many of the events at issue in the indictment took place.
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