Fish & Richardson Hid Relationship With Arbitrator: Suit

Law360, New York (February 28, 2012, 7:56 PM EST) -- A group of lawyers lodged a suit in Texas court last week alleging that Fish & Richardson PC failed to disclose that one of its attorneys had a relationship with an arbitrator who awarded the firm's client $22 million in a contract dispute.

Fish & Richardson principals M. Brett Johnson and Geoffrey Harper and client H. Jonathan Cooke are accused of hiding Johnson's relationship with JAMS Inc. arbitrator Robert Faulkner, whose $22 million award was overturned by a Texas appeals court when the relationship later came...
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