Skilling Defense Team Awaits Millions In Fees

Law360, New York (June 16, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- In what may add up to the most expensive defense in history, O’Melveny & Myers LLP, the Los Angeles-based law firm which has defended former Enron chief executive Jeffrey Skilling on civil and criminal charges since 2001, is waiting to collect tens of millions of dollars in legal fees, according to the Washington Post.

The firm is set to earn more than $25 million, in addition to the $40 million O’Melveny has already received, a source told the newspaper. The enormous legal fees signify the great...
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