Uber Pushes For Sanctions Over Atty Emails To Drivers

Law360, San Francisco (August 11, 2017, 8:41 PM EDT) -- Uber urged a California federal judge Thursday to sanction lawyers representing drivers in a misclassification class action, arguing that the attorneys' attempts to impugn the company's motives are baseless, and their conduct reflects a "deep and fundamentally flawed view of class counsel's role."

In a reply brief, Uber Technologies Inc. argued that Lichten & Liss-Riordan PC knowingly violated a stipulated protective order by sending emails to some — or possibly all — of the more than 240,000 drivers listed in the suit in an alleged effort...
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