Rihanna Suit Against Accountants Worth Settling, Judge Says

Law360, New York (September 6, 2012, 7:20 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Thursday urged Rihanna to settle a lawsuit claiming her ex-accounting firm, Berdon LLP, took in millions of dollars in “exorbitant” commissions, saying neither side will benefit from protracted litigation.

U.S. District Judge Kevin P. Castel warned at a hearing in Manhattan that he did not expect the suit, which the singer brought in July, to be resolved quickly, since it appears there will be serious factual disputes.

Rihanna, who sued under her real name, Robyn Fenty, claims that even though...
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