Lawyer Sues Ex-Partners For $13M In Fees

Law360, New York (April 26, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A prominent Illinois plaintiffs lawyer has sued his former partners over the allocation of more than $100 million in attorneys’ fees earned in big class actions.

Lawyer Rex Carr has filed a racketeering suit against two former partners and another lawyer from the now dissolved St. Louis-based firm Carr Korein Tillery, alleging the attorneys conspired to withhold his rightful share of the court victories.

The suit, filed Wednesday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Illinois, claims Stephen Tillery, Steven Katz and Douglas...
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