Texas Firm Says Fee Fight With Ex-Atty Must Be Arbitrated

Law360, Houston (November 9, 2017, 8:59 PM EST) -- A Houston law firm filed a lawsuit against a former attorney with the firm in state court on Thursday, asking the judge for a ruling that a dispute over the former associate's share of $12.25 million in attorneys' fees stemming from a settlement in a class action lawsuit against Sirius XM Radio must be arbitrated.

Caddell & Chapman told the court that when Craig Marchiando came to work at the firm in September 2005 he signed an employment agreement that included an arbitration clause which mandates...
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