Calif. Firm Can Pursue Fees From Ex-Partners, Court Says

Law360, New York (October 4, 2012, 5:16 PM EDT) -- A California appeals court on Thursday allowed a San Diego law firm to continue its quest for some reimbursement from former partners who took a homeowners' class action with them upon their departure from the firm, but held that contractual claims and other allegations were time-barred.

Duke Gerstel Shearer LLP sued two of its former partners, David T. Pursiano and Laurel L. Barry, who took a class action brought by several homeowners of the Canyon Ridge development in Surprise, Ariz., to their new firm in June...
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