Dollars And Sense: Federal Court Refu...

Dollars And Sense: Federal Court Refuses To Enjoin State Court Squabble Over Attorneys' Fees

Feb 9, 2018 Read more: JD Supra

Seyfarth Synopsis: In a TCPA class action where final settlement had already received final approval, a federal district court in California denied class counsel's request to enjoin a pending state court action brought by their former colleague to recoup a portion of the attorneys' fees awarded as part of the settlement. For employers negotiating class action settlements including attorneys' fees, this ruling provides insight into the potential complications in dealing with fractured class counsel constituencies, and a reminder about the limits of federal courts' willingness to enjoin parallel state court proceedings.

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