United States Ninth Circuit

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In Re: CWS Enterprises, 14-17045

Affirming the judgment of the state court confirming the arbitration award of contingency fees in the case of a party who sought to avoid the judgment by creating spinoff companies and entering into bankruptcy proceedings where the bankruptcy court's use of the lodestar method to determine the reasonableness of the attorney fees claimed because the contract that provided for these fees was not unreasonable or unconscionable.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2017/09/14




  • United States Ninth Circuit