Geragos Seeks Atty Ouster Over 'Collusive' $100M Uber Deal

Law360, Los Angeles (May 12, 2016, 11:37 PM EDT) -- Celebrity lawyer Mark Geragos and the former president of the Consumer Attorneys of California objected Wednesday in federal court to a proposed $100 million Uber driver settlement and called for removal of the plaintiffs’ lead attorney, saying drivers are being shortchanged by approximately $1 billion.

Geragos and Brian Kabateck of Kabateck Brown Kellner LLP said in the Wednesday filing that their objection was based on newly unredacted information that they say class attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan and Uber Technologies Inc. unsuccessfully sought to have sealed. That information was released on May 9.

The attorneys blasted what they called a "collusive and disastrous...

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