Milberg Weiss ditches "Weiss" after guilty plea

US class action heavyweight Milberg Weiss has dumped “Weiss” from its title after name partner, plaintiff litigation legend Melvyn Weiss, agreed to plead guilty to conspiracy charges. The firm has taken the step to distance itself from the controversy surrounding Weiss, who has been at the centre of investigations over his conduct in some class actions, specifically taking kickbacks.

toplegalinternational.com Milberg Weiss ditches "Weiss" after guilty plea
Tue, Mar 25, 2008 toplegalinternational.com