Ex-Milberg Attys Can't Duck Fee Battle With Former Firm

Law360, New York (March 29, 2012, 7:26 PM EDT) -- A New York state judge on Thursday refused to toss Milberg LLP’s suit alleging that a firm founded by a group of former Milberg attorneys owes it millions of dollars in legal fees from mass tort product liability and managed-care litigation.

Milberg alleges that when several of its attorneys broke off from the firm to form Whatley Drake & Kallas LLC, they took with them millions of dollars of legal fees that belong to Milberg. While the cases are now with the new firm, many of...
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