Law Firms Appeal Fees Awards In Bar Prep Case

Law360, New York (March 2, 2010, 5:43 PM EST) -- Two law firms that helped plaintiffs secure a $49 million settlement in an antitrust class action against West Publishing Corp. and Kaplan Inc. over test preparation courses for law school admissions and the bar exam are challenging the amount a district court awarded them for attorneys' fees in the case.

Finkelstein Thompson LLP and Zwerling Schachter & Zwerling LLP on Monday appealed the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California’s order that awarded nearly $1.6 million in fees to Finkelstein and about $1.5 million...
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