A federal judge unsealed a lengthy report accusing Labaton Sucharow and a Massachusetts law firm of deliberately misleading the court about how it distributed the fees in a $300 million settlement with State Street Bank and Trust Co., including $4.1 million paid to a Houston lawyer who did no work on the case.
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Ark. pension system hires white collar crime lawyer as argument over $75M in class action attorneys fees rumbles on
An Arkansas pension fund has retained a law firm with expertise in criminal and corporate investigations as arguments over $75 million in class action attorney fees continue in federal court.
BOSTON (Legal Newsline) - The public might not get to view the findings of a special master tasked with examining why a $300 million class action settlement included inflated hourly rates and a suspicious $200,000 payment to a public defender who is the brother of one of the lead plaintiffs lawyers.