Akin Gump, Casino Developer Sent To Mediation In Fee Row

Law360, Dallas (March 7, 2014, 7:31 PM EST) -- A Texas appeals court on Thursday ordered mediation for Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP as the firm defends a win over claims that it defrauded a Native American casino and resort developer by taking millions in legal fees while the developer went unpaid.

Casino Development Group LLC is challenging a Fort Worth trial court's dismissal on summary judgment of claims that Akin Gump made material misrepresentations about how it would be paid for work reopening and expanding a casino for the Kiowa Tribe of...
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