Court Sides With Law Firms In Attorney-Client Dispute

Law360, New York (January 7, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- A New York appeal's court has denied a bid by a class action plaintiff to force three law firms to produce its files on two federal class actions, ruling the litigant, as an absent class member, is ineligible for such privileges.

The court found that Sam Wyly, a holder of shares in Computer Associates International Inc, does not enjoy the rights of an individual attorney's client and had no authority to compel firms Milberg Weiss Bershad & Schulman LLP, Stull Stull & Brody LLP and Schiffrin...
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