Boies Schiller Wins $650K In Fee Spat With Chinese Billionaire

Law360 (January 11, 2019, 4:34 PM EST) -- A New York state court judge has approved an arbitration settlement in a fee fight between Boies Schiller Flexner LLP and former client Guo Wengui, ordering the Chinese billionaire to pay over $600,000 in outstanding legal bills.

The award, filed Wednesday, includes $513,000 in fees, $113,000 in interest and $25,000 in other costs. Boies Schiller had originally gone after Guo, who is also known by the name Miles Kwok, for $1 million that it claimed he owed to the firm for defending him in five separate lawsuits during eight months in 2017.

Josh Schiller of Boies Schiller told Law360 on Friday...

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