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Buckley Sandler wins motion in Johnny Depp suit against ex-lawyer

WASHINGTON, DC (August 30, 2018) – Buckley Sandler and co-counsel Stein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner won a major motion in its representation of Johnny Depp in a $30 million suit against his ex-lawyer. L.A. Superior Court Judge Terry Green ruled that a contingency-fee arrangement claimed by a former attorney was voidable by Depp.

Mr. Depp is represented by a Buckley Sandler team led by Fredrick Levin that includes Michael Rome and Ali Abugheida, by Pat Cipollone of Stein Mitchell Cipollone Beato & Missner, and by Adam R. Waldman of The Endeavor Law Firm PC.

With more than 150 lawyers in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, San Francisco, New York, Chicago, and London, Buckley Sandler LLP offers premier enforcement, litigation, compliance, regulatory, and transactional services to financial services institutions and early stage and leading fintech and technology companies, as well as venture capital and private equity funds, investment companies, and corporate and individual clients throughout the world. "The best at what they do in the country." (Chambers USA)