Freight Cartel Attys Say Case's Risks Merit $3M Fee Bump

Law360, New York (October 21, 2013, 3:48 PM EDT) -- Attorneys who landed $112 million in settlements for plaintiffs in a class action alleging international price-fixing conspiracies by freight-forwarding companies urged a New York federal judge Thursday to increase their fee award by more than $3 million because of the risks they faced in litigating the case.

The attorneys from Lovell Stewart Halebian Jacobson LLP, Cotchett Pitre & McCarthy LLP, Lockridge Grindal Nauen PLLP and Gustafson Gluek PLLC on Thursday asked U.S. District Judge John Gleeson to reconsider an order he issued earlier this month slashing their fee...
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