Orrick Settles Dispute Over Headhunter's Fee

Law360, New York (September 23, 2009, 5:19 PM EDT) -- Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP has reached a settlement in a suit brought by Steven Douglas Associates Inc. alleging that the law firm refused to pay up after three attorneys recommended by the recruiting firm were hired.

Mediation documents filed with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida on Wednesday indicated that the parties had reached a confidential settlement.

Judge Cecilia M. Altonaga also administratively closed the case Wednesday, saying that if the parties “fail to complete the expected settlement, either party may...
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