Gore Vidal's Nephew Says White & Case Axed His Inheritance

Law360, Los Angeles (December 22, 2014, 10:15 PM EST) -- Gore Vidal’s nephew accused White & Case LLP of effectively cutting him out of the writer’s will when it failed to transfer some documents to the writer’s new law firm after Vidal was too ill to remember his will’s contents, according to a complaint filed in California court Monday.

The actor-director Burr Steers said that his uncle was suffering from alcoholic encephalopathy when the final version of his will was drafted and that he therefore didn’t have the capacity to remember he’d bequeathed a home to...
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