Disciplinary Action Omission Prompts Atty Admission Redo

Law360 (July 10, 2019, 6:00 PM EDT) -- The normally mundane process of admitting outside attorneys to participate in specific litigation in a jurisdiction to which they are not admitted got complicated for a prominent antitrust plaintiff's bar attorney who initially failed to report years-old disciplinary actions in his application to participate in a New Jersey case.

A New Jersey federal magistrate judge assigned to a pay-for-delay lawsuit against Pfizer and Ranbaxy over the blockbuster cholesterol therapy Lipitor on Tuesday vacated the late June pro hac vice admission of Joseph M. Alioto after the California-based lawyer informed the court that he wrongly claimed to have never faced disciplinary action....

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