Atty Attacks 'Svengali' Libel Claim Of Spears' Ex-Manager

Law360, Los Angeles (October 25, 2012, 9:21 PM EDT) -- An attorney on Thursday used a series of tabloid news articles that referred to Britney Spears' former manager Sam Lutfi as a “Svengali” to attack his libel suit against the pop star's mother, suggesting his reputation had been badly damaged long before Lynne Spears published a tell-all book.

Lynne Spears' use of the term “Svengali” to describe Lutfi is one of the statements in her book “Through the Storm” that he alleges defamed him. He has testified that the publication of the book in September 2008...
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