Calif. High Court Lets Law Firm Fee-Sharing Row Advance

Law360, San Diego (March 22, 2013, 4:29 PM EDT) -- The California Supreme Court on Wednesday let stand a decision allowing a California law firm to move ahead with claims against a class action firm that allegedly backed out of the parties’ fee-sharing agreement.

The state’s high court denied the defendants’ petition for review of a December decision reversing a lower court holding to find Barnes Crosby Fitzgerald & Zeman LLP could pursue claims that attorney Jerome Ringler of Ringler Kearney Alvarez LLP had tried to back out of their fee-sharing agreement in a class action...
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