Philly Atty Wants Ex-Firm Sanctioned In Settlement Fee Row

Law360, Philadelphia (January 7, 2013, 2:11 PM EST) -- A Philadelphia attorney Thursday asked a state judge to sanction his former law firm for failing to correct unsupported allegations in a suit that accused him of refusing to share fees from shareholder suits he started while at the firm.

The attorney, Sam Simon, along with two other attorneys who served as co-counsel for the shareholder suits in question, contends that the Jacobs Law Group has made defamatory claims against the attorneys and has repeatedly failed to provide evidence to underpin the claims.

“It has thus...
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