Appeals Court Cancels Order for Firms to Pay Cleary $24,400 in Attorney Fees

, New York Law Journal


The Second Circuit held that Southern District Judge Deborah Batts abused her discretion by ordering Vermont's Langrock Sperry & Wool and Virginia's Lankford & Reed to pay attorney fees and costs to Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton because the firms were four days late in filing paperwork on motions to dismiss in a case all three firms were involved in.

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