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Adam Joseph Resources v. CNA Metals Ltd., 17-20685

Held that a Houston law firm should be allowed to intervene in a lawsuit to protect its right to a contingent fee. The firm's client and the opposing party had allegedly conspired to cheat it out of its deserved attorney fee for work on a matter involving a foreign arbitral award. Remanded with directions to permit intervention and consider the law firm's claims on the merits.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2019/03/26


  • Jolly


  • United States Fifth Circuit