9th Circ. Nixes McGuireWoods' Fee Bid In Bar Prep Case

Law360, New York (August 13, 2012, 2:35 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit on Friday rejected McGuireWoods LLP's challenge to a decision to deny the firm approximately $7 million for its work on an antitrust class action against West Publishing Corp. and Kaplan Inc. that settled for $49 million.

In September 2007, a lower court awarded McGuireWoods over $7 million, representing the full amount of fees it had requested, a Ninth Circuit panel noted in Friday's opinion. In April 2009, the Ninth Circuit affirmed the settlement but remanded the trial court's order approving fee awards for...
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