Attys Defend Fee Bid In $9.5M Kaplan Antitrust Deal

Law360, New York (August 13, 2013, 4:32 PM EDT) -- The attorneys who negotiated a $9.5 million settlement in a putative class action accusing West Publishing Corp. and Kaplan Inc. of colluding in the bar exam prep business hit back Monday at objections to the $1.9 million they have sought in fees.

Class counsel told the court that the hourly rates they billed and the overall fee total they requested are well within the range of acceptable fees despite claims from six objectors that they were seeking compensation for work they did on an earlier case....
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