McCune Can't Sue For $20M Attys' Fees In Overdraft MDL

Law360, New York (January 22, 2013, 4:23 PM EST) -- A Florida federal judge on Friday blocked McCuneWright LLP from suing other law firms for nearly $20 million in attorneys' fees for work in multidistrict litigation involving banks’ allegedly exorbitant overdraft charges, saying the move would throw proceedings into disarray.

The order from U.S. District Judge James Lawrence King said Richard D. McCune was poised to breach confidentiality agreements and circumvent orderly procedures for resolving the case when he threatened to sue in California state court unless he received $19.6 million in attorneys' fees from lead...
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