Court Won't Nix Fee Split In Wells Fargo Case Dispute

Law360, New York (October 10, 2017, 9:23 PM EDT) -- An Iowa federal judge Tuesday declined to set aside a decision that requires one of the firms that handled a $25 million class action against Wells Fargo & Co. to give half its fee award in the case to one of its co-counsel, ruling that an arbitration agreement between the firms is not within the court’s jurisdiction.

U.S. District Judge Robert W. Pratt said that Reese LLP’s gripes over the amount of work done by Finkelstein Blankinship Frei-Pearson & Garber LLP’s do nothing to cancel out...
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