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Allegedly unconscionable contingent fee arrangements



Do they become valid if the client ratifies them? The Second Circuit has certified that question to the New York Court of Appeals in a case involving Edward King, a former member of the rock band Lynyrd Skynyrd, who's fighting with attorney Lawrence Fox over the proceeds of artists' royalties on which Fox once represented him.

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

Published by the Manhattan Institute

The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.