Attorneys Fees In Shell Action Kept Sealed

Law360, New York (April 10, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A law professor has challenged the decision of a judge presiding over a multimillion-dollar lawsuit against Shell Oil Co. to seal an exhibit that discloses how $6.8 million in attorneys’ fees will be allocated.

Ethics professor at New Orlean’s Loyola University School of Law, Dane Ciolino, has vowed to take his case to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals after losing his battle to have the records unsealed in federal court last Thursday.

Judge Ivan Lemelle of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of...
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