The roller-coaster ride isn’t over yet for plaintiffs lawyers attempting to recover legal fees in the antitrust case against the parent company of BAR/BRI.
U.S. District Judge Manuel Real in Los Angeles, citing an “egregious breach of McGuireWoods’s ethical duties,” on Monday granted $500,000 in fees to the firm — significantly less than the $12 million originally awarded in a $49 million settlement with West Publishing Corp. in 2007.
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