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Lawyer Defends $4.1M Fee in Holocaust Case

By JOSEPH GOLDSTEIN – Staff Reporter of the Sun
July 5, 2006

Law professor Burt Neuborne says $4.1 million is fair payment for his work distributing the $1.25 billion settlement won from Swiss banks over their World War II-era dealings. Many disagree with him.

After a New York Times editorial pilloried him for billing Holocaust survivors at a rate of $700 an hour, Mr. Neuborne went public with his arguments for the multimillion-dollar fee.