Johnny Depp's Ex-Attys Can't Cut 'Secret Window' Fee Claims
Law360, Los Angeles (March 29, 2019, 9:47 PM EDT) -- A California judge Friday denied a bid by Johnny Depp's former attorneys at Bloom Hergott Diemer Rosenthal LaViolette Feldman Schenkman & Goodman LLP to trim the actor's claims the firm wrongfully collected a cut of his film earnings, saying too many questions are left unanswered about when the firm's work stopped.
At the start of the hearing, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Terry A. Green said Depp's contract for legal services with Bloom Hergott was "unconventional" and "open-ended," disagreeing with the law firm that the actor's breach of fiduciary duty claims regarding the 2004 thriller "Secret Window" should be trimmed from...
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