General Growth Says Class Action Attys In Contempt

Law360, New York (February 26, 2010, 12:55 PM EST) -- General Growth Properties is seeking to have attorneys at Lasky & Rifkind Ltd., Coughlin Stoia Geller Rudman & Robbins LLP and Johnson Bottini LLP found in contempt for violating a bankruptcy stay and filing a shareholder derivative action against the company.

The bankrupt real estate giant asked the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of New York on Thursday to find shareholder James Young and his counsel in contempt for bringing a putative class action in Illinois and requested that the court enforce an automatic...
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