Antitrust Lawyers Ordered To Drop Fee Feud

Law360, New York (July 24, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A federal judge has called for a halt to a drawn-out personal quarrel between two lawyers over a referral fee in a $202 million antitrust class action related to corrugated paper products, ruling that the bitter feud warrants no further imposition upon the judicial system.

In a pair of rulings handed down July 15 in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, Judge Jan E. DuBois shot down a bid by Howard Langer to impose sanctions on John F. Peoples, pointing out that...
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