Orrick Sued By MGA In Neverending Bratz Saga

Law360, New York (February 6, 2013, 3:01 PM EST) -- MGA Entertainment Inc. on Monday sued Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP in California, claiming the $23 million lien the firm won on MGA’s $137 million trade secrets verdict over Mattel Inc. was awarded by an arbitration panel that exceeded its power.

MGA and Orrick have been tussling over legal fees since 2011, when Orrick quit as MGA’s counsel claiming it hadn’t been paid despite securing a $310 million verdict — later reduced — for MGA in a contentious trade secrets dispute with Mattel Inc. over the...
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