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Posted: July 18, 2018

Court Refuses to Enforce Attorney Fee-Sharing Agreement

On July 5, 2018, the Second Department issued a decision in Ballan v. Sirota, 2018 NY Slip Op. 05014, affirming the dismissal of a claim to enforce an attorney fee-sharing agreement, explaining: Judiciary Law ยง 491 prohibits any person, partnership, or corporation from sharing any fee or compensation charged or received by an attorney-at-law, in... Read more »