Ex-Proskauer Atty Escapes DQ Bid In Malpractice Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (January 7, 2014, 9:35 PM EST) -- A California appeals court refused Monday to let a production executive battling ex-employer Ascent Media Group LLC over fees from workplace suits filed against him to disqualify an ex-Proskauer Rose LLP attorney from related legal malpractice litigation, finding the motion duplicated a previous attempt.

The appeals court affirmed a lower court's order dismissing William Frazee's second motion to disqualify AMG attorney Bert H. Deixler, saying the executive — who had been represented by Proskauer in workplace litigation while he was at AMG — was barred by res...
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