Dynegy Exec's Attorney Wins Case Over Fees

Law360, New York (May 18, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The attorney who defended former Dynegy Inc. chief Jamie Olis will collect $2.5 million from the company, after a Texas state court ruled that the energy company had wrongly cut off Olis’ defense funds.

On May 16, after a three week trial, a Houston jury ruled in favor of defense attorney Terry Yates, finding that Dynegy committed civil fraud by withholding money earmarked for the defense of executives. The jury awarded Yates $450,000 in legal fees and recommended that Dynegy pay him an additional $2 million...
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