Trial Pits Ex-Partner Against Sonnenschein Over Fees

Law360, New York (March 20, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In a rare public contract squabble between partner and law firm, a lawsuit has gone to trial for a former antitrust attorney for Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP who accuses the firm of not giving him his fair share of a $2.7 billion settlement reached with the government of Libya over the terrorist bombing of Pan Am Flight 103.

In the Superior Court for the District of Columbia jury trial, which reached its ninth day on Thursday, Douglas Rosenthal accuses Sonnenschein of underpaying him for work...
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