Calif. Judge Eyes Dismissal In Bergstein's Law Firm Suit

Law360, San Diego (September 21, 2012, 10:36 PM EDT) -- A California state court recently issued a tentative ruling that seeks to dismiss a suit by film producer David Bergstein alleging law firms used his longtime attorney to gather confidential information for Aramid Entertainment Fund Ltd.’s litigation war against him, finding that Bergstein’s claims stemmed from the defendants’ protected conduct in litigation and bankruptcy proceedings.

Prior to a Sept. 25 hearing, Judge Michael Linfield of the Los Angeles Superior Court held in a tentative decision that he is leaning toward granting anti-SLAPP motions by Stroock &...
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