Three Cooley lawyers representing Elizabeth Holmes have asked a judge to let them quit a civil case against the former CEO of defunct blood-testing startup Theranos. In a court filing, they said Holmes hasn’t paid them for more than a year and probably never will.

Cooley chairman Stephen Neal, Palo Alto partner-in-charge John Dwyer and associate Jeffrey Lombard filed the motion on Sept. 30 in U.S. District Court in Phoenix, claiming that “Ms. Holmes has not paid Cooley for any of its work as her counsel of record in this action for more than a year.

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