NYRA Seeks Holding That It Had the Unilateral Right to Fire Outside Counsel for Excessive Fees

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Jun 182012
 

The New York Racing Association’s (NYRA) legal problems have been well documented in recent years. In addition to the ongoing bankruptcy and reorganization of the company, the association is also in a battle for fees by terminated outside counsel. Continue reading »

Legal Fees at Center of Maricopa County Dispute with Law Firm

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Jun 052012
 

Maricopa County, home of controversial former Sheriff Joe Arpaio, recently contested the legal fees submitted by Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak and Stewart P.C for work performed for the Sheriff and County Attorney’s Office over the past several years.  The county is currently withholding $1.1 million in payment of the total $5 million billed by Ogletree and as of February has used $645, 578 of the $1.1 million to litigate issues related to Ogletree. Continue reading »