Disner Seeks Lead Role In BAR/BRI Suit

Law360, New York (June 5, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Erstwhile McGuireWoods LLP partner and antitrust attorney Eliot Disner is vying to become co-lead counsel for the plaintiffs in the class action antitrust case in which a brief critical of a proposed settlement reportedly cost him his job.

Tuesday, Disner said that he had filed a motion asking the federal court overseeing the suit against West Publishing Corp. and Kaplan Inc. to appoint him co-lead counsel for the plaintiffs, who allege that West, which owns bar exam review company BAR/BRI, and Kaplan struck a deal in...
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