Attorney Must Face Producer's Defamation Suit Over Tweets

Law360, Los Angeles (April 19, 2017, 11:00 PM EDT) -- Celebrity lawyer Mark Geragos must face a defamation suit in New York state court brought by music producer Dr. Luke over a series of tweets suggesting the producer sexually assaulted Lady Gaga, after a judge Wednesday said the claims are “minimally adequate.”

The seven-page ruling said Dr. Luke’s complaint against Geragos can move forward since his claims “may state a legally cognizable cause of action against defendants,” including Geragos and his firm, Geragos & Geragos.

“Accepting a liberal construction of these allegations, and affording such allegations...
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