Did a name partner at an AmLaw 200 firm advise one client—who is serving as the trustee  of his late brother’s estate—to hide recording devices in a master bedroom closet of another client—the late brother’s widow? And did the cameras capture her undressing? Or prove she was trying to steal from the estate?

These allegations are part of bitter litigation unfolding in Los Angeles County Superior Court involving 114-lawyer Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell, television producer Aaron Kaplan and his former sister-in-law, Elizabeth Kaplan. 

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