Proskauer Can't Get Jeffer Mangels Docs In Tax Shelter Row

Law360, New York (April 30, 2013, 10:43 PM EDT) -- Proskauer Rose LLP failed Tuesday to persuade a California appeals court to order a billionaire investor — who brought a $20 million malpractice suit against Proskauer over tax shelter advice — to produce certain confidential communications he had with Jeffer Mangels Butler & Mitchell LLP.

The state appeals court panel upheld a lower court’s October ruling, finding that Proskauer Rose cannot force Gary Michelson to reveal his confidential communications with Jeffer Mangels because attorney-client privilege shields those communications, according to the order.

Michelson had claimed Proskauer’s...
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