Girardi Sanctioned In Class Fight Over Lockheed Fees

Law360, Los Angeles (July 30, 2012, 9:00 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Monday slammed Girardi & Keese with sanctions for failing to hand over documents in a class action accusing the firm of charging excessive fees while representing Lockheed Martin Corp. employees in chemical exposure litigation that netted settlements totaling $131 million.

“I have rarely seen a litigant more routinely noncompliant with deadlines than Girardi & Keese in this case,” Los Angeles Superior Court Judge William F. Highberger told attorneys for the firm Monday, ordering that Girardi & Keese pay $3,500 in sanctions and...
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