Weiss, Firm Ask Court To Move Trial Cross-Country

Law360, New York (November 13, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Embattled law firm Milberg Weiss LLP and founding partner Melvyn Weiss are asking a judge to move the case accusing them of illegal client payments from California to New York.

In a motion filed Friday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, attorneys for the firm and Weiss asked the court to change venue. They said that proceeding in New York would be more convenient for the defendants, key witnesses and lead defense counsel. It would also be more efficient and cost...
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