Similarly to the $1 billion Exxon class action case that led to a bitter fee fight before U.S. District Judge Alan Gold, a major battle is shaping up over some $123 million in attorney fees in the massive Bank of America overdraft class action.

The multidistrict litigation case will generate one of the largest attorney fee awards in South Florida history, perhaps surpassed only by a $247 million fee awarded to Stearns Weaver Miller Weissler Alhadeff & Sitterson in 2006 in a class action brought by gas station owners against ExxonMobil.

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