Ex-Bergstein Atty Admits Targeting Companies For Bankruptcy

By Zach Winnick (August 13, 2012, 10:09 PM EDT) -- A former attorney for Hollywood financier David Bergstein conceded Monday that she worked closely with Aramid Entertainment Fund Ltd. to force five Bergstein companies into bankruptcy, on the third day of trial in a $269 million lawsuit accusing her of professional negligence.

Facing tough questions about dozens of emails she sent and received in late 2009 and early 2010 — when she worked with Aramid and its principal David Molner to allegedly push Bergstein's companies into involuntary bankruptcy — attorney Susan Tregub testified that she drafted a bankruptcy plan, selected the companies to target, and identified and contacted potential creditors. When...

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