Law360, Los Angeles (November 8, 2019, 11:28 PM EST) -- A California judge hammered a Venable LLP partner Friday for filing a motion alleging opposing counsel in the sexual battery case against billionaire Alki David forged her signature on a court document, calling the move "incendiary and unprofessional" when a simple phone call could have cleared up the matter.
Los Angeles County Superior Court Judge Michelle Williams Court addressed a motion by Venable partner Ellyn Garofalo accusing plaintiff Mahim Khan and her lawyers at Allred Maroko & Goldberg of unethical and even felonious conduct. The judge expressed strong disapproval of the motion, noting that Garofalo hadn't tried to contact opposing counsel about what appeared...
Stay ahead of the curve
In the legal profession, information is the key to success. You have to know what’s happening with clients, competitors, practice areas, and industries. Law360 provides the intelligence you need to remain an expert and beat the competition.
Access to case data within articles (numbers, filings, courts, nature of suit, and more.)
Access to attached documents such as briefs, petitions, complaints, decisions, motions, etc.
Create custom alerts for specific article and case topics and so much more!