A law firm can be bound by a fee agreement a lateral partner made with his former firm, the Pennsylvania Superior Court said in a case of first impression.
Young Ricchiuti Caldwell & Heller is bound by an employment agreement that partner Keith Erbstein signed with the Beasley Firm that required Beasley would earn 75 percent of fees in any cases Erbstein took with him upon ever leaving the firm regardless of how much work had been done while at Beasley.
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