Cohen Milstein Resolves Fee Spat With Ousted Partner

Law360, New York (February 6, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC has resolved a fee dispute with the firm of ousted partner Michael D. Hausfeld, taking home all $3.1 million awarded to co-lead counsel in the price-fixing lawsuit over oriented strand board.

According to court documents filed Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the two firms met for mediation on Jan. 23 and Feb. 2 and agreed that Cohen Milstein would get the entire amount.

It was not immediately clear what Hausfeld received in return,...
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