Sheppard Mullin, Kohl's Settle Legal Fee Dispute

Law360, New York (November 9, 2012, 6:20 PM EST) -- A California federal judge signed off on a settlement Friday resolving allegations that Kohl's Department Stores Inc. stiffed Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP on $600,000 in legal fees from the firm's work in a publicity rights dispute with Zooey Deschanel.

U.S. District Judge John F. Walter dismissed the case after Sheppard Mullin and Kohl's filed a joint notice on Thursday that they had reached an agreement to end the fee dispute. Details of the settlement were not disclosed, and the two sides would not comment...
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