Ex-Milberg Atty Faces High Hurdle In Bid To Sue Ex-Partners

Law360, New York (March 20, 2013, 8:35 PM EDT) -- A former Milberg LLP attorney trying to overturn an arbitration decision so he can sue former partners brought down in a class action kickback scheme is unlikely to prevail because his case appears to fall short of the high bar for judicial review, experts said Wednesday.

The legal hurdle: The federal arbitration statue governing the private contract between former Milberg partner Michael Buchman and some of his onetime partners — Melvyn Weiss, David Bershad and William Lerach — allows for review in only the rarest circumstances,...
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Case Title

Buchman v. Weiss et al


Case Number

1:13-cv-00919

Court

New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Fraud or Truth-In-Lending

Judge

Richard J. Sullivan

Date Filed

February 7, 2013

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