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Monday, March 12, 2007

"Come to the Dark Side..."

Interesting WSJ piece (rerun in the Baltimore Sun) about defense firms taking occasional contingent fee work, framing the story with a discussion of Faegre & Benson's plaintiffs' work in the Exxon Valdez case.  I summered at Faegre and recall even then the general anticipation of the eventual fees...which look like they may finally be coming.

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And here, after working on the defense side, I thought that would be considered going to the side of the angels by taking on the plaintiffs work. Live and learn I guess.

Posted by: Bill | Mar 13, 2007 3:06:13 PM

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