Attorney Fees

Family Law

Mom files federal civil rights suit in parental fight over circumcision of boy, 4

Trials & Litigation

Employer ordered to pay $270K plus $2.1M in attorney’s fees, federal judge rules

Corporate Law

Amid battle over bill banning fee-shifting bylaws in Delaware, legal experts point to loophole

Attorney Fees

Legal costs exceed $100 per student at some public schools; $23 is billed for lawyer’s phone message

Government Law

Nursing homes ask court to nix Cohen Milstein probe and void contingency-fee pact with state AG

Contracts

Lawyer seeks $3M in damages from ex-boyfriend, for both legal fees and palimony

Trials & Litigation

Judge calls $600K legal fee in fast-track $1.5M settlement for woman punched by cop ‘unconscionable’

Trials & Litigation

Ex-client sues law firm, says it withheld ‘fugly’ assessment of $12M case while billing $1.3M

Trials & Litigation

After criminal case was dropped, ex-cop can sue to recoup his $1M defense costs, judge rules

Law By the Numb#rs

Many small firms face big payment problems

Law Firms

Disbanded Heller firm isn’t entitled to profits from cases taken to new firms, ABA brief says

Trials & Litigation

Class action judge orders lawyer to stop recruiting opt-out plaintiffs in oil royalty suit

White-Collar Crime

Lawmaker is federally indicted over $3.7M in claimed payments by law firms

Trials & Litigation

Judge OKs $178M in Detroit bankruptcy professional fees; Jones Day gets $58M

Corporate Law

Still battling code-theft case, former Goldman Sachs programmer sues bank for legal fees

White-Collar Crime

Top NY lawmaker prosecuted over $3M asbestos-case referral fees exits speaker post and law firm role

Attorney Fees

Pennsylvania county mails capital defense lawyer’s checks to another person with same name

Trials & Litigation

Indian tribe, lawyer ordered to pay more than $1 million in sanctions for frivolous claim

Copyright Law

Beastie Boys seek $2.4M from Monster Energy to cover legal fees in copyright case

Legal Ethics

Lawyer’s personal assets, bank accounts at risk as opponents seek to collect $1M sanction