Ex-Fumo Attys Seek To Arbitrate Dispute Over Unpaid Fees

Law360, New York (November 2, 2012, 4:25 PM EDT) -- BuckleySandler LLP on Wednesday sought to force imprisoned former Pennsylvania state Sen. Vincent Fumo to arbitrate their dispute over hundreds of thousands in legal fees he allegedly owes the financial services law firm from its representation in his November 2011 sentencing on fraud charges.

In a motion filed in state court in Washington, the firm claimed the former state senator owed it more than $400,000 in legal fees after it represented him in his sentencing in Pennsylvania federal court on conspiracy and fraud charges. Fumo had...
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