Ex-Napoli Bern Atty Seals $4M Win In Fee Fight With Firm

Law360 (October 26, 2018, 9:00 PM EDT) -- A former Napoli Bern Ripka & Associates partner has won a California federal court's sign-off on a $4 million award he won in arbitration over referral fees he claimed the now-defunct plaintiffs firm owed him.

The court on Wednesday awarded Marc I. Willick $3.3 million in damages, plus $724,000 in prejudgment interest and $44,000 in sanctions against Napoli Bern. The award closes out Willick's claims against Napoli Bern but does not end his right to pursue claims against any of the other firms connected to name partner Paul Napoli that are listed in the suit.  

The final judgment comes a month after the...

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