Attorneys Leave Embattled Milberg Weiss

Law360, New York (June 20, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Two more lawyers are leaving Milberg Weiss Bershad & Schulman, the law firm indicted last month for allegedly paying kickbacks to lead plaintiffs in nearly 150 class action suits.

Both lawyers, Rueben Guttman and David Brower, said the indictment was not a factor in their decision.

Guttman, of counsel and manager of Milberg Weiss’ Washington, D.C. office, is leaving the firm at the end of June to become a partner and open a Washington office for Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP.

Guttman, who practices...
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