Maryland Atty Says Napoli 'Stonewalling' On Fee Split Deal

Law360, New York (October 11, 2017, 8:12 PM EDT) -- New York plaintiffs lawyer Paul Napoli has been “stonewalling” a Baltimore attorney's attempts to collect her cut of the proceeds from thousands of asbestos cases, according to a lawsuit filed in Maryland federal court.

Mary Keyes, the principal at asbestos-focused plaintiffs firm Keyes Law Firm LLC, said Napoli and his affiliated firms haven’t made a payment due under their “association agreements” in about a year.

Napoli has also rebuffed Keyes' repeated attempts to get an accounting of owed portions of settlements or other proceeds, or the...
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