Proskauer Keeps Grip On Client Docs In $20M Malpractice Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (June 18, 2012, 4:01 PM EDT) -- A California judge ruled Monday that billionaire surgical device entrepreneur Gary K. Michelson isn't entitled to sanctions or draft legal opinions Proskauer Rose LLP provided other clients detailing investments that, according to Michelson's $20 million malpractice suit, turned out to be illegal tax shelters.

Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mark V. Mooney said Michelson is only entitled to documents Proskauer sent to him and his investment entity, Karlin Holdings Limited Partnership, directly. Information related to tax advice Proskauer provided to other clients, who engaged in different...
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