Winston & Strawn Tussles With Former Client

Law360, New York (June 4, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Winston & Strawn LLP is fighting to collect more than $900,000 in legal fees it claims it is owed by a former client who now faces up to five years in prison for allegedly violating federal securities law.

Gary M. Kornman filed a lawsuit two months ago in a Texas state court against Winston, accusing the Chicago-based firm of attempting to bilk him for “excessive” attorneys' fees by adding more attorneys and timekeepers to work on his criminal case. Winston fought back on Friday, moving the...
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