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Fla. Investor Says Law Firms Have No Dibs On Rothstein Fees

Law360, New York (August 26, 2013, 8:14 PM EDT) -- A Miami investor who recently settled with the bankrupt law firm of Ponzi schemer Scott Rothstein asked a Florida bankruptcy court on Friday to reject bids by Conrad & Scherer LLP and Kozyak Tropin & Throckmorton PA to collect millions of dollars in contingency fees through a charging lien.

Investor Ira Sochet, through his two entities, Investors Risk Advantage LP and the Ira Sochet Inter Vivos Revocable Trust, said the notice of attorneys’ charging lien that the two firms filed with the court is unenforceable and neither firm is entitled to recover contingency fees ranging from 20 percent to 35 percent...

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Florida Southern

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November 10, 2009

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