1,000,000 + Attorneys and Legal Staff - Legal employers hire more people on LawCrossing than any other site.
Dykema Grabs Product Liability Superstar
Dykema Grabs Product Liability Superstar
Iowa Bar Association Considers Lifting Bar Exam Requirement for Lawyers
Iowa Bar Association Considers Lifting Bar Exam Requirement for Lawyer...
Goldman Sachs to Settle Claims for $1.1 Billion
Goldman Sachs to Settle Claims for $1.1 Billion
10 Biggest Career Mistakes Big Law Attorneys Make
10 Biggest Career Mistakes Big Law Attorneys Make
Job Listings

Wolf Haldenstein Sues Grant Eisenhofer for Legal Fees in Abbott Settlement

The law firm of Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz in New York has filed a lawsuit against Grant & Eisenhofer from Delaware. The lawsuit is for legal fees from a $1.5 billion settlement between Abbott Laboratories and government authorities, according to Reuters.

The lawsuit was filed Friday in New York Supreme Court and it claims that Grant Eisenhofer has not paid Wolf Haldenstein the money it is owed in legal fees from the settlement, which comes to $150,000.

Wolf Haldenstein said that former partner Reuben Guttman began the lawsuit, which was a federal whistle-blower suit, against Abbott Laboratories. Guttman researched and drafted the complaint with his colleagues at Wolf Haldenstein. Then, in July of 2007, when Guttman left Wolf Haldenstein, he took the lawsuit with him to Grant Eisenhofer.

What

 job title, keywords

Where

 city, state, zip



Get JD Journal in Your Mail
Subscribe to our FREE daily news alerts and get the latest updates on the most happening events in the legal, business, and celebrity world. You also get your daily dose of humor and entertainment!!


Not long after Guttman left, Grant Eisenhofer promised Wolf Haldenstein that it would pay for the time the firm’s attorney’s and support staff spent on the case if a victory was reached, according to the lawsuit. The complaint states that the support staff and lawyers from Wolf Haldenstein worked 267 hours on the lawsuit. The work including analyzing thousands of documents and emails from a whistle-blower.

When the settlement was reached, Wolf Haldenstein congratulated Guttman in a letter and reminded him of the payment agreement should there be a victory. The lawsuit claims that Grant Eisenhofer would not discuss the issue and did not mention a reason why it refused to pay or even discuss it.

Wolf Haldenstein Sues Grant Eisenhofer for Legal Fees in Abbott Settlement by

Tagged:

Posted by on January 24, 2013. Filed under Home. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

 

 

Job of the Day
Medical Malpractice Defense Associate
USA-NY-White Plains

Our client is currently seeking a Defense Medical Malpractice Associate with the following: JD from an accredited law school Must be admitted to practice in the state of New York 2-...