Atty Fights Former Firm's Attempt To Arbitrate Fees Row

Law360, Houston (January 28, 2014, 4:08 PM EST) -- A former associate of a personal injury boutique told a Texas appeals court Monday that his employment agreement governs a multimillion-dollar fee-splitting dispute with the firm and that he is not subject to an arbitration provision in a settlement with GlaxoSmithKline LLC.

W. Shane Osborn said in a brief filed with the 14th Court of Appeals that although a settlement agreement The Branch Law Firm LLP had negotiated with GSK over its development and marketing of Avandia contains an arbitration clause, his fight with the firm...
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