Drinker Biddle Partner Assaulted Rival Attorney: Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (July 28, 2011, 8:18 PM EDT) -- An Excelus Law Group Inc. attorney alleged last week in California state court that a Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP entertainment lawyer became so frustrated during a deposition of his client in an employer retaliation and discrimination lawsuit, he attacked the plaintiff and fractured his wrist.

William Bloch claims Henry Shields, a Drinker Biddle partner, choked him and threw him up against a wall after Shields was told to leave Bloch's Beverly Hills law office for interfering with the deposition. Bloch sued Shields and Drinker Biddle...
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