Firm Takes Aim At Fen-Phen Client For Defamation

Law360, New York (June 6, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Napoli Bern Ripka LLP has reportedly sued a former client it represented in litigation over the diet drug fen-phen, accusing him of defaming the class action law firm by speaking with a New York Times reporter and urging prosecutors to probe its handling of the case.

The Manhattan-based firm has filed a defamation suit against the former client, Scott Spielberg, in state court in Suffolk County, N.Y. The suit seeks a gag order to prohibit him from making further derogatory comments about the firm, the New...
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