Judge Calls Ex-Milberg Atty 'Childish' For Court Cost Gripe

Law360, Los Angeles (May 2, 2013, 8:38 PM EDT) -- A federal judge called a former Milberg LLP partner “childish” Wednesday for claiming litigation expenses were the reason he withdrew his appeal of an arbitration decision that found he couldn't sue former partners over a class action kickback scheme he claims hurt his career.

Former Milberg attorney Michael Buchman wanted to sue the firm's former partners alleging his career was harmed following revelations that they ran a multimillion-dollar scheme to pay plaintiffs who joined Milberg's cases, but he was prevented by an arbitration ruling that said...
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Case Information

Case Title

Buchman v. Weiss et al

Case Number



New York Southern

Nature of Suit

Fraud or Truth-In-Lending


Richard J. Sullivan

Date Filed

February 7, 2013

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