Attys Can't Freeze Fees From $12M Bronx Pollution Deal

Law360, New York (February 26, 2014, 7:02 PM EST) -- A New York judge refused Wednesday to freeze $2.4 million in legal fees earned in connection with a $12 million settlement of allegations concerning a Bronx landfill's deadly contamination, saying that the lawyers bringing the clawback bid hadn’t met the standard for a preliminary injunction. 

Judge Jeffrey K. Oing said that two former attorneys of defunct firm Shandell Blitz Blitz & Ashley LLP haven’t shown they will be irreparably harmed if he doesn’t put a hold on the fees from the landfill suit, which was litigated in...
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