Two former Milberg Weiss partners, David Bershad, 68, and Steven Schulman, 57, were sentenced on Monday to six months in federal prison for their roles in a kickback scheme to pay clients to serve as plaintiffs in
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The Milberg law firm has admitted former partners paid about $11.3 million in kickbacks to professional plaintiffs in class-action cases that brought it roughly $239 million in legal fees, the U.S. attorney's office
According to the Wall Street Journal, class-action law firm Milberg LLP is close to a settlement that could end a federal prosecution of the firm for alleged kickbacks.
Federal prosecutors on Friday recommended Melvyn Weiss, the long-reigning king of multibillion-dollar U.S. class action litigation, spend no more than 33 months in jail for paying secret kickbacks to clients. Weiss,
A federal grand jury yesterday indicted the 72-year-old New York lawyer Weiss for his role in an alleged scheme to pay millions in kickbacks to clients in exchange for their serving as name plaintiffs in class actions.