Dzwonkowski v. Spinella: Law Firm Prevailing in Arbitration Entitled to Recover Fees for Services Rendered by “Of Counsel” Attorney

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In a published decision, the Court of Appeal (Fourth Appellate District, Division Three) has held that a law firm which prevailed in mandatory fee arbitration against a former client was entitled to an award of attorney’s fees incurred in the course of the arbitration notwithstanding the fact that it was represented at arbitration by an attorney who was “of counsel” to the firm. Dzwonkowski v. Spinella, 2011 Cal.App.LEXIS 1408.....

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