Vegas Developer Fights $5M Boies Schiller Fee

Law360, New York (May 24, 2012, 8:54 PM EDT) -- A Las Vegas developer argued Thursday that a New York state judge defied public policy in affirming a $5 million fee to Boies Schiller & Flexner LLP, claiming the firm never clarified that chairman David Boies would not personally represent the developer despite his alleged promises he would.

Judge Bernard J. Fried was wrong to affirm a June 15 arbitration award in favor of Boies Schiller, particularly since the award came without any evidentiary hearing over whether the law firm violated an alleged oral agreement that...
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