Atty Says He's Not Liable For 'Arrogant' Client's Sanctions

Law360 (February 19, 2021, 8:57 PM EST) -- An attorney who was saddled with part of more than $200,000 in sanctions for discovery misconduct and repeatedly violating court orders urged a California federal judge to undo the ruling on Thursday, saying he tried many times to get his "arrogant" client to comply with court obligations.

Herbert L. Terreri of the Law Offices of Herbert L. Terreri APC objected to U.S. Magistrate Judge Thomas S. Hixson's ruling earlier this month ordering Terreri, his colleague Grace R. Neibaron of Neibaron Law and former client Optrics Inc. to jointly and severally pay $202,035 to Barracuda Networks Inc. for repeatedly missing discovery deadlines...

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