Pa. Justices Urged To Revive Non-Atty's $1.5M Fee Claim

Law360, Philadelphia (March 20, 2017, 7:13 PM EDT) -- Pennsylvania’s highest court has been urged to bar Barrack Rodos & Bacine from using state legal ethics rules to get out from under an oral fee-sharing agreement it entered with a non-attorney consultant who claims the firm owes him $1.5 million for work on a securities case.

A brief filed with the state’s Supreme Court by the aggrieved consultant on Wednesday argued that a decision voiding his contract under rules that bar lawyers from sharing fees with laypeople had essentially allowed BRB to reap a benefit...
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