A New Jersey appeals court has ruled that a school district is on the hook to pay $260,026 in  damages over the firing of its in-house counsel.

And the upshot of the published ruling, on an issue of first impression, is that a lawyer with an employment contract has the same rights as any other employee with an employment contract, said Timothy Donohue, the lawyer for the in-house counsel.

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