Part of the shady dealind included hiring the NY State Judge who ruled in favor of the Milberg law firm. Here's the recap from the WSj
A class-action firm's name partners are nailed in a 30-year fraud.
Class-action firm rewards lead perpetrator with share of future earnings. State
judge sanctions the earnings deal. Class-action firm hires state judge. We'll
let our readers decide what they think of this "fact pattern," as a plaintiffs
lawyer might put it.