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5th Circ. Revives $25M Contingency Award In Oil Heir Fight

Law360, Dallas (April 2, 2015, 6:15 PM EDT) -- The Fifth Circuit on Thursday reinstated a $25 million contingency fee awarded in arbitration to lawyers who had represented a Hunt Petroleum Corp. heir in a fight over family trusts, reversing a district judge’s determination the fee was unconscionable.

Campbell Harrison & Dagley LLP and Calloway Norris Burdette & Weber PLLC had represented Al Hill III and his wife in a dispute over several trusts established by H.L. Hunt, operating under a fee agreement that combined hourly rates between $250 and $545 an hour with a...
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Case Information

Case Title

Campbell Harrison & Dagley, et al v. Albert Hill, III, et al

Case Number



Appellate - 5th Circuit

Nature of Suit

4896 Other Statutes

Date Filed

June 3, 2014

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