Top NY Court To Eye 'Unfinished Business' In Coudert Case

Law360, New York (January 15, 2014, 4:27 PM EST) -- The New York Court of Appeals on Tuesday again agreed to review a question from the Second Circuit over whether the unfinished business doctrine entitles dissolved law firms to hourly billing stemming from pending client matters, this time with respect to Coudert Brothers LLP.

New York’s high court already agreed to consider the same question in a lawsuit between the defunct Thelen LLP and Seyfarth Shaw LLP in December. Both the Thelen and Coudert cases made their way to the Second Circuit, where the judges said...
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