Embattled Fen-Phen Atty Kicked Off Fannie Mae Case

Law360, New York (June 17, 2011, 4:51 PM EDT) -- Cincinnati attorney Stan Chesley, who is facing possible disbarment for charging excessive fees in a lawsuit over the diet drug fen-phen, was kicked off Ohio's class action against mortgage giant Fannie Mae on Thursday by the state's attorney general.

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine's decision came two days after the Kentucky Bar Association voted to recommend Chesley's disbarment for charging exorbitant fees for his work on a fen-phen lawsuit against American Home Products Corp.

"Stan Chesley's involvement in our class action suit against Fannie Mae has...
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