Stericycle Investor Seeks Atty Sanction After Objector Claim

Law360 (November 23, 2020, 6:40 PM EST) -- A Stericycle shareholder appealing a 25% cut that Bernstein Litowitz received from representing investors in a $45 million settlement with the solid waste hauler is pressing the Seventh Circuit to reprimand a firm attorney, saying he called the shareholder's own lawyer a "notorious professional objector" despite knowing the allegation was baseless.

Shareholder Mark Petri wrote in a court filing Friday that Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossman LLP attorney John C. Browne made a series of false attacks against Petri's attorney Theodore H. Frank and Frank's organization, the Hamilton Lincoln Law Institute Center for Class Action Fairness, or CCAF.

Petri is currently...

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