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[Florida] Attorneys battle over fees in decertified class action against tobacco companies

Judge Brian J. Davis, in a Sept. 24 order, granted a motion by co-defendants The Wilner Firm PA and Farah & Farah PA, both Jacksonville-area law firms, to defer briefing of state court motions until after determination of jurisdiction and motion to reman
Legal NewsLine
added Sep 29, 2015 20:39
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[Florida] Lieff Cabraser Can’t Remove Engle Fee Fight, Firms Say ($$)

Two Florida law firms said a state court should hear their claims accusing Lieff Cabraser...of flouting a fee-sharing agreement over a $100 million settlement that ended hundreds of Engle progeny cases, urging a federal judge Wednesday to remand the case.
Law360
added Sep 24, 2015 15:19
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Fees Denied To Firm in Lobby Suit

Lobbyists who sued the Obama administration over its ban on lobbyists serving on federal agency advisory committees are not entitled to legal fees...wanted to serve on Industry Trade Advisory Committees managed by the U.S. Department of Commerce and the
National Law Journal
added Sep 21, 2015 14:30
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[Florida] $100M Engle Tobacco Deal Spawns Firm Fee Battle ($$)

Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP is being accused of trying to shirk a fee-sharing agreement with The Wilner Firm and seek a bigger cut of a $100 million settlement...Lieff Cabraser removed the cross-claim to federal court Tuesday, asserting that th
Law360
added Sep 16, 2015 17:27
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[Illinois] Chicago Indictment Cites Payments from Tobacco Settlement

tribulations of another big name in Chicago's seamy politics have pulled Hagens Berman back into the spotlight—only this time the firm is on the defensive. The politician in question is Edward Vrdolyak, an influential (and controversial) former Chicago al
Litigation Daily
added Jun 8, 2015 00:30
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[Illinois] 'Vrdolyak again in feds' crosshairs — as 'Individual A' authorities say concealed tobacco deal payments

But Vrdolyak and Soso, 63, of Alsip, allegedly made a secret agreement with a third person to be paid “a portion of the attorney fees awarded in the tobacco lawsuit and concealed these agreements from the state of Illinois, the Illinois attorney general
Chicago Sun-Times
added May 31, 2015 07:32
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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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