Counsel's Partner Feud Disrupts Milberg Fraud Suit

Law360, New York (June 23, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A lawsuit accusing Milberg LLP and Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP of bribing clients to serve as class representatives in a bid to win the coveted lead plaintiff spot took a slight detour as the acrimonious collapse of the firm leading the case, Beatie and Osborn LLP, resulted in a move to change counsel.

In a motion filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, Russel H. Beatie asked a federal judge to approve a change in representation...
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