Suit Over Patton Boggs Fees Belongs In Canada, Judge Says

Law360, New York (December 18, 2013, 7:39 PM EST) -- A New York state judge tossed a case Wednesday over allegedly excessive attorneys' fees from Patton Boggs LLP that were passed on by the Royal Bank of Canada to a subcontractor on the World Trade Center Transportation Hub, finding that the case belongs in Toronto.

In a ruling from the bench, New York Supreme Court Justice O. Peter Sherwood found that after weighing a seven-factor test handed down by an appeals court to determine proper forums in such cases, the action brought by Canadian plaintiff Larry...
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