DC Court Won't Rehear Sonnenschein Pay Spat

Law360, New York (March 19, 2010, 5:58 PM EDT) -- An appeals court has rejected Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP's bid for an en banc rehearing in a dispute with former Sonnenschein partner Douglas Rosenthal, who claimed the firm gave him short shrift on pay even though he helped bring in millions in fees.

The District of Columbia Court of Appeals issued an order on Thursday denying Sonnenschein's petition for an en banc rehearing.

The appeal followed an unusual Dec. 24, 2009, decision in which a three-judge panel gave Rosenthal the option of choosing a new...
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