Atty Suing Google Sees No Conflict With Law Firm

By Bonnie Eslinger (August 16, 2018, 11:13 PM EDT) -- A lawyer seeking to represent thousands of online advertisers in a suit against Google urged a California federal judge Thursday to certify a class and reject the tech giant's objections that the named plaintiff — himself an attorney —is now a partner at a law firm that once worked on the case.

Matthew L. Mustokoff of Kessler Topaz Meltzer & Check LLP, representing plaintiff Rick Woods, said neither his client nor Woods' current law firm, Taylor Law Partners, will get fees from the case. Woods joined TLP as a partner in January 2013, about two years after the firm filed the...

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