Ex-Milberg Plaintiff Pleads Guilty To Conspiracy

Law360, New York (July 11, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An ophthalmologist accused of accepting more than $6 million in secret payoffs from attorneys at class action law firm Milberg Weiss in exchange for serving as a lead plaintiff in lawsuits has entered a guilty plea, just a day after a former managing partner with the firm pled guilty for his role in the alleged kickback scheme.

Steven G. Cooperman's guilty plea to a conspiracy charge was accepted and entered in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California on Tuesday. Cooperman will be...
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