Most of the attorney fees a federal judge has allocated to the lawyers who hammered out the NFL concussion settlement are set to go to one firm: New York-based Seeger Weiss.
On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Anita Brody of the Eastern District of Pennsylvania awarded more than $51 million to the Manhattan law firm, which is home to Chris Seeger, who acted as co-lead class counsel in the $1 billion settlement. In total, Brody divided up $85.6 million between more than 20 firms that were involved in developing the class settlement, which is expected to compensate more than 20,000 former NFL players who suffered cognitive injuries during their time with the league.
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