Yoga Guru Won’t Return To US For Deposition, Atty Says

Law360, Los Angeles (October 26, 2016, 6:43 PM EDT) -- An attorney representing embattled yoga guru Bikram Choudhury in a former employee’s suit alleging she was fired for becoming pregnant told a California judge Wednesday his India-born client can’t be deposed in person because he “has no intention” of returning from India to the U.S.

In his response to plaintiff Sharon Clerkin’s motion to compel the deposition of Choudhury, attorney Simon Langer said a previously scheduled date had been based on the yoga businessman's projected return to the United States. In court Wednesday, the attorney told Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Yvette M. Palazuelos that since his client wasn't coming back, the...

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