JAMS, Ex-Judge Added To Fish & Richardson Arbitrator Suit

Law360, New York (May 23, 2012, 10:00 PM EDT) -- Alternative dispute resolution provider JAMS Inc. and an arbitrator were added Wednesday to a Texas suit accusing Fish & Richardson PC of failing to disclose that one of its attorneys had a relationship with the arbitrator, a former judge who awarded the firm's client $22 million in a contract dispute.

The plaintiffs, which include Ashley Brigham Patten, Robert C. Karlseng and Jacques Yves LeBlanc, along with their law firms, added JAMS and arbitrator Robert Faulkner to an amended petition accusing the new defendants of concealing the...
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