Judge Calls Hudson's Bay Class Counsel Fight 'Unseemly'

Law360, New York (September 12, 2013, 5:56 PM EDT) -- The "unseemly" bickering among plaintiffs firms to lead class action litigation over Hudson's Bay Co.'s planned $2.9 billion takeover of Saks Inc. "resembles young ruffians contesting control of their school yard," a New York state judge said Thursday, refusing to appoint lead counsel.

Judge Charles E. Ramos chastised the law firms, including Faruqi & Faruqi LLP, Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP, Morgan & Morgan PC, Robbins Arroyo LLP and others, for squabbling to lead the case, and he warned them that he wouldn't approve...
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