Haviland Leaves Suit With Sour Note For Berman

Law360, New York (October 3, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The Haviland Law Firm LLC on Tuesday gave up the fight to serve as co-lead counsel in the ongoing multidistrict litigation over price-fixing of average wholesale drugs, but not without first expressing a few choice words against what it called “the baseless allegations” of the class counsel.

The consumers that Haviland was to represent had been previously dismissed for lack of standing, rendering moot the “irreconcilable conflict that has arisen with other class counsel.” But Haviland filed a brief anyway to respond to previous letters from...
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