$180M Is Plenty For 9/11 Lawyers, 2nd Circ. Hears

Law360, New York (April 4, 2013, 8:49 PM EDT) -- Counsel representing a New York federal court that blocked $42.5 million in additional payments to law firms representing first responders to the 2001 World Trade Center attack told the Second Circuit on Wednesday that U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein appropriately limited the award to $180 million.

Lodging an amicus curiae brief at the appeals court's request, the district court argued that the two law firms representing the bulk of the plaintiffs — Sullivan Pappain Block McGrath & Cannavo PC and Worby Groner Edelman LLP —...
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