Former Milberg 'Money Man' Gets 6 Months In Prison

Law360, New York (October 27, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Casting aside the wishes of the prosecution and defense, a judge has sentenced a former managing partner of the firm now known as Milberg LLP to six months in prison for his role in an infamous kickback scheme.

Judge John F. Walter of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California sentenced David Bershad Monday to six months behind bars. The prison sentence will be followed by three years of supervised release.

Reuters News reported that Judge Walter told Bershad that his role in...
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