Satisfied that a veteran district attorney didn’t make false representations in a legal fee dispute, a Washington, D.C., Superior Court judge on Friday cleared the lawyer of any wrongdoing and declined to impose sanctions.

Judge Judith Bartnoff had ordered the attorney, Barry Coburn of Coburn & Coffman, to appear in court Friday to explain statements and court filings that, over the summer, led the judge to seal information in the case, a fee dispute between Hogan Lovells and POM Wonderful.

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