Bankrupt Movie Investor Sues Ex-Atty For Sharing Info

Law360, New York (August 30, 2011, 1:27 PM EDT) -- Movie financier David Bergstein slapped his former attorney Teri Zimon with a $50 million Los Angeles suit Friday, accusing Zimon of violating attorney-client privilege to help force the plaintiff's companies into bankruptcy.

Bergstein and his company Graybox LLC maintain that after his relationship with his long-time attorney Susan Tregub soured in mid-2009, Zimon schemed with Tregub to convince the investor's creditors to lodge involuntary bankruptcy proceedings.

"Zimon, along with her friend and partner-in-crime Tregub, has engaged in an orchestrated campaign that violates the core ethical obligations...
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