Gordon & Rees Unfairly Swapped Fee Contract, Ex-Client Says

Law360, Houston (May 03, 2013, 6:50 PM ET) -- A former client of Gordon & Rees LLP has launched a suit in Texas court alleging the firm tricked him into swapping an hourly attorneys' fee contract for a lucrative contingency agreement immediately before settling an employment dispute he hired the firm to handle.

Zephuren James Hughes claims in his April 25 lawsuit that the firm deceived him about the effect of signing a contingency agreement and is laying claim to 40 percent of his settlement with Standard Paints Inc. after he already paid the firm...
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