Miami Atty Wants Cut Of $218M Big Tobacco Fees, Suit Says

Law360, New York (April 23, 2013, 7:26 PM EDT) -- A former associate with Miami law firm Stanley M. Rosenblatt PA launched suit in Florida state court Thursday alleging he was denied a bonus for work he performed on the massive Engle v. R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. class action that netted the firm $218 million in attorneys’ fees.

Former associate John Hoag claims he was induced into signing an agreement in October 1999 with Stanley M. Rosenblatt PA — the small firm that launched massive anti-tobacco class actions — that promised him a $100,000 bonus to...
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