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Fact of the Week

M. Frederick Pritzker, Chairman of Brown Ruddick Freed & Gesmer, announced that its $178 million fee for work in Massachusetts' landmark settlement with the nation's largest tobacco firms is not enough and plans to litigate with the state for $300 million more. Pritzker stated that the $178 million was not an amount that his firm's 150 lawyers could "retire on."

Sources: Boston Globe, 10 August 2001

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