Latest WorldCom settlement sees two US firms haul in $194m in fees

Middleton, David
October 2005
Lawyer;10/3/2005, Vol. 19 Issue 38, p7
Trade Publication
Reports that law firm Barrack Rodos & Bacine of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Manhattan, New York City-based Bernstein Litowitz Berger & Grossmann LLP reaped more than 194 million dollars in fees from the WorldCom Inc. settlement. U.S. federal judge's approval of more than 3.5 billion dollars for WorldCom investors; Total amount of attorneys' fees collected by the two firms; Defendants in the case; Number of individual and institutional investors compensated by the settlements.


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