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US Tries To Limit Fees In $760M Farm Loan Bias Deal

Law360 (March 21, 2011, 11:38 PM EDT) -- Attorneys who helped Native American farmers and ranchers win a $760 million class settlement over bias in the federal farm loan program deserved only about $30 million — half of what they asked for, the federal government said Friday.

A $30.4 million award would still richly compensate attorneys from Cohen Milstein Sellers & Toll PLLC, Jenner & Block LLP, Patton Boggs LLP and other firms that helped negotiate the settlement, the U.S. Department of Justice said in a brief filed in the U.S. District Court for...
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Case Information

Case Title

KEEPSEAGLE, et al v. VENEMAN, et al

Case Number



District Of Columbia

Nature of Suit

Other Statutory Actions


Emmet G. Sullivan

Date Filed

November 24, 1999

Law Firms

Government Agencies

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