Boies Schiller Accused Of Pilfering Colombian Clients

Law360, New York (October 30, 2012, 7:38 PM EDT) -- A solo practitioner on Monday accused Boies Schiller & Flexner LLP of committing fraud in multidistrict litigation over Chiquita Brands International Inc.’s participation in Colombian war crimes, claiming the firm tricked his clients into signing over their representation and participated in an anti-competitive scheme to block more lawyers from filing claims.

Plaintiffs' attorney Paul Wolf says Boies Schiller used Colombian government employees to trick 98 of his clients and subsequently filed lawsuits in their names without their consent. The firm then entered an MDL agreement with...
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