A Washington, D.C.-based lawyer objected to a settlement in a false advertisement class action in Miami federal court, in part by pointing to the multimillion-dollar attorney fee award as a reason the presiding judge should nix the deal.

But this objection is causing a stir, as critics point to Theodore H. Frank,  the director of Hamilton Lincoln Law Institute and the Center for Class Action Fairness, as a “professional objector.”

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]