DivX Founder's Suit Against Lawyer Survives Appeal

Law360, New York (September 23, 2009, 7:12 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court has rejected an attorney's challenge to a suit filed by his former client — the founder of DivXNetworks Inc. — who alleged the lawyer concocted a scheme to extract an unconscionable fee from his work on an employment action against the software company.

The Fourth Appellate District Court of Appeal issued its ruling Wednesday upholding a lower state court's decision to keep DivX's Eldon Hylton's suit against lawyer Frank Rogozienski actionable, rejecting the attorney's argument that his activities were protected from his...
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