slides: 38 Studios Legal Fees
Thursday, May 29, 2014
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New state records show that state legal fees associated with the 38 Studios bankruptcy are nearing $1 million. Below is a breakdown of how much each firm has made - and stands to make in the future. Figures are taken from documents provided by the Rhode Island Commerce Corporation.
Cohen & Gresser, New York, NY
Shechtman Halperin Savage, Providence, RI
Legal Assistants: $50/hour
Shechtman Halperin Savage's Fees
Total Fees: $584,046.97
Wistow & Barylick, Providence, RI
Attorneys: $175/hour, $225/hour & $250/hour
Contingency Fee: The RI Commerce Corporation agreed to pay Wistow & Barylick 16 2/3% of the gross of any amount recovered from a lawsuit, compromise, settlement or otherwise. This is not stipulated with the other law firms.
Note: Wistow & Barylick will only be paid at these rates if the state terminates its contract with the firm.
Wistow & Barylick's Fees:
Total Fees: $156,805.37
Note: The above amounts paid to Wistow & Barylick cover the cost of out-of-pocket expenses such as filing fees, costs of depositions, obtaining records, charges for computer-assisted legal research, costs of expert consultants, and the costs of witnesses.