Thornton Slams Ex-Judge For 'Misleading' Court In Fee Fight

Law360 (August 19, 2019, 4:58 PM EDT) -- Thornton Law Firm LLP on Friday hammered a retired federal judge tasked with overseeing a messy $75 million fee fight following a $300 million State Street Corp. settlement over its foreign exchange practices, saying he was "intentionally misleading" the court about why a quote in his report had been erroneously attributed to a Thornton partner.

The firm has been entangled in the case along with Labaton Sucharow LLP and Lieff Cabraser Heimann & Bernstein LLP after a media report called their respective billing practices into question and resulted in the appointment of former U.S. District Judge Gerald Rosen as special master...

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