Judge Levies Fees, Sanctions In DES Lawyer Spat

Law360, New York (November 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- An attorney was partially vindicated Tuesday when the court ordered her former business partner to hand over a portion of the amount she requested for work she claimed she had done before they split and divvied up plaintiffs they were representing in the litigation over synthetic estrogen diethylstilbestrol, a miscarriage prevention drug.

Morelli & Ratner PC, nee Benedict P. Morelli & Assoc. PC, was ordered to hand over a total of $2,400 for three hours of work Sybil Shainwald and her lawyer had performed and the...
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