Weitz Says Ex-Atty's Suit Barred By Severance Deal

Law360, Los Angeles (April 9, 2013, 8:26 PM EDT) -- Weitz & Luxenberg PC urged a California judge Tuesday to toss an ex-partner's lawsuit alleging he was illegally fired after reporting he’d found asbestos case files apparently stolen from a rival firm on one of the firm's computers, arguing he waived his right to sue in a 2011 severance deal.

In its motion for summary judgment, plaintiffs' litigation firm Weitz & Luxenberg argued that the terms of the severance package called for it to pay a lump sum of $100,000 to John C. Maher II, the...
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