Ex-Dewey Partners Forced To Share Lucrative IP Client

Law360, New York (January 28, 2013, 3:23 PM EST) -- Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP on Friday struck a deal that will force a group of former intellectual property partners to share their future fees for a client still in patent litigation with the erstwhile firm, while also delaying a contentious battle with one of the partners who had accused the firm leaders of fraud before its collapse.

The settlement, subject to court approval, will resolve Dewey’s claimed interest in the Harris Corp. proceedings by awarding it half of the partners’ fees once they collect $4 million. The...
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