After Harvey Weinstein reportedly directed his lawyers to hire a PI firm to gather dirt on actor Rose McGowan who had accused him of sexual misconduct, can his lawyers be held liable for the actions of the PI firm? Peter Afrasiabi answers this and other key questions for lawyers while reviewing the myriad federal, state, criminal and civil laws that govern the conduct of private investigators.
Peter Afrasiabi, Partner, One LLP, Newport Beach, CA
Peter is a founding partner at One, LLP, and focuses his practice on copyright, patent, trademark and entertainment litigation. In addition, he is a professor and the Director of the Appellate Clinic at University of California, Irvine School of Law. Peter graduated from University of California, Los Angeles and University of Southern California Gould School of Law.