McGuireWoods Seeks Attys' Fees In 9th Circ. Hearing

Law360, Los Angeles (March 5, 2012, 9:39 PM EST) -- Attorneys for McGuireWoods LLP told the Ninth Circuit Monday that a district court shouldn’t have slashed millions in fees it earned from a $49 million class action antitrust settlement with West Publishing Corp and Kaplan Inc., saying an improper retainer agreement didn’t require fee forfeiture.

U.S. District Judge Manuel Real granted McGuireWoods fees of up to $5.9 million for pursuing class action claims that Kaplan and BAR/BRI review course owner West illegally divided up the market for bar test preparation, the firm’s attorneys told a three-judge...
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