NJ Firms Battle Over $550K In Fees From Property Tax Cases

Law360, New York (September 3, 2013, 7:39 PM EDT) -- DeCotiis Fitzpatrick & Cole LLP has launched a suit in New Jersey Superior Court, alleging another New Jersey law firm, Zipp & Tannenbaum LLC, refused to properly divvy up approximately $550,000 in legal fees from property tax disputes initially handled by DeCotiis.

DeCotiis claims that it devoted substantial resources to preparing tax appeals on parcels owned by four special-purpose-entity limited partnerships known as UST Lennar HW Scala PIS that were formed to develop real estate in Weehawken County, only to be bumped as counsel for the...
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