Emery Wins Fee Dispute With Fellow Lockerbie Atty

Law360, New York (June 5, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal appeals court has ruled that a lower court abused its discretion when it ordered Emery Celli Brinckerhoff & Abady LLP, which represented six plaintiffs in the consolidated action against Libya arising from the suitcase bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland, to pay $1.44 million in contingency fees to the plaintiffs' committee in the case.

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of New York had previously ordered Emery Celli to pay the plaintiffs' committee, which was appointed by the court...
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