Proskauer Seeks Jeffer Mangels Docs In $20M Malpractice Case

Law360, Los Angeles (April 17, 2013, 5:51 PM EDT) -- Proskauer Rose LLP urged a California appeals court Wednesday to order the disclosure of communications between Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP and a billionaire investor suing Proskauer for malpractice over tax shelter advice, saying attorney-client privilege does not apply to Jeffer Mangels' advice about the “very same subject matter.”

Proskauer said a trial judge erred by denying its motion to compel discovery of the communications for its defense of Gary Michelson's $20 million suit alleging he invested more than $120 million in complex tax shelters...
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