Under normal circumstances, it’s not a big ask for lead counsel to request 5% of a classwide recovery.

But it’s hard to use the word “normal” in connection with anything about the pair of judgments that a team at Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan scored last year at the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on behalf of insurers participating in two class actions against the federal government. The Litigation Daily gave Quinn’s Stephen Swedlow, J.D. Horton and Adam Wolfson Litigator of the Week bragging rights back at the time.