Ex-Morgan & Finnegan Attys Fight Trustee’s Fee Claims

Law360, New York (December 20, 2011, 3:52 PM EST) -- A group of former Morgan & Finnegan LLP partners sought Monday to nix an adversary complaint alleging they owe the defunct intellectual property boutique profits garnered from casework they took with them when they jumped ship to Locke Lord LLP.

The five defendants argue that most of the claims levied in M&F trustee Roy Babitt's first amended complaint are barred by a settlement he recently reached with them and Locke Lord. As for the remaining claims, they crumble atop weak assertions and shaky facts, and should...
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