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[Illinois] Lawyer charged with failing to pay nearly $800,000 in income taxes

A Chicago attorney has been charged with failing to pay nearly $800,000 in federal income taxes over two decades, including for income he received in connection with the state of Illinois' lawsuit against tobacco companies. Daniel Soso, 63, was charged
Chicago Tribune
added May 28, 2015 16:18
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THE 2015 AM LAW: 100 Firms Ranked by Gross Revenue

The only other change in the top 16 firms involved Jones Day and Norton Rose Fulbright, which switched sixth and seventh places.
AmericanLawyer.com
added Apr 28, 2015 07:41
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[Louisiana] Fees of $1.29 million are approved by tobacco settlement board

Lawyers, financial advisers and underwriters will get paid $1.29 million to sell part of the settlement cigarette manufacturers have been paying Louisiana over the years. The Tobacco Settlement Financing Corp., the board that oversees the millions of do
Baton Rouge (LA) Advocate
added Apr 10, 2015 02:29
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[Alabama] First Gubernatorial Debate: Ethics Question IV

Governor Siegelman: I am telling the people of Alabama the money that I received was totally separate from any tobacco litigation whatsoever. I'm delighted that I filed that lawsuit...We're getting money for that tobacco lawsuit so that our seniors can ha
WSFA 12 (Montgomery, AL)
added Nov 3, 2014 10:42
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[Florida] 11th Circ. Denies Fees For Withdrawn Atty In Tobacco Suit ($$)

a Florida attorney could not collect fees for litigation work he did for Aldar Tobacco Group LLC because he voluntarily withdrew from the case before the case settled and Aldar recovered money. A three-judge panel for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed a dist
Law360
added Aug 22, 2014 13:25
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[Florida] 11th Circ. Denies Fees For Withdrawn Atty In Tobacco Suit ($$)

ruled that a Florida attorney could not collect fees for litigation work he did for Aldar Tobacco Group LLC because he voluntarily withdrew from the case before the case settled and Aldar recovered money.
Law360
added Aug 17, 2014 06:49
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[Florida] Big Tobacco Trumps Plaintiffs Bar By Using This Technicality

Ward lost his entitlement to fees and costs because he made a flawed settlement offer....The offer of judgment law, Florida Statutes Section 768.79, is intended to encourage settlement ...penalizes lawyers who rate an A- instead of an A in Draftsmanship
floridabiz.com (Daily Business Review)
added Jul 7, 2014 07:30
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[Florida] Fla. Appeals Court Reverses Fee Award To Smoker's Estate ($$)

appeals court on Tuesday reversed an award of attorneys' fees and costs to a deceased smoker who won more than $2 million in a jury award against tobacco companies, saying the trial court construed the law granting the fees too broadly.
Law360
added Jun 26, 2014 20:42
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[Canada] Premier Alison Redford cleared in ethics investigation

Alberta’s ethics commissioner has cleared Premier Alison Redford of any conflict in the awarding of a multi-billion dollar tobacco litigation contract.
CBC News (ca)
added Dec 5, 2013 08:57
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[Canada] Wildrose claims Tory political interference in government document request

Alberta Justice denies there was political interference involved in a freedom of information request by the official opposition into the bids for the province’s tobacco litigation contract, but concedes proper procedures were not followed.
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Dec 5, 2013 09:09
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