Jackson Estate Pays $2M To Katten, Venable, Others

Law360, Los Angeles (August 12, 2014, 5:36 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Tuesday approved Michael Jackson's estate's disbursement of nearly $2 million to Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP, Venable LLP and other firms for legal work in 2013, including suing a website for stealing Jackson's intellectual property and negotiating a Cirque du Soleil show based on Jackson's music. 

During a hearing on the estate's executors petition for settlement of the estate's third account current, Los Angeles Superior Court Judge Mitchell L. Beckloff said he would approve the fee requests for Katten Muchin, Venable, Greines Martin Stein & Richland LL, Arnold & Porter LLP and Hochman Salkin Rettig Toscher & Perez...

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