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Lawyer Barons: What Their Contingency Fees Really Cost America
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Lester Brickman

Lester Brickman is a Manhattan Institute visiting scholar and a professor of law at Yeshiva University’s Benjamin N. Cardozo School of Law. He has written extensively on administrative alternatives to mass tort litigation, asbestos litigation, and contingency-fee abuses and reform and is the author of Lawyer Barons: What Their Contingency Fees Really Cost America (2011). Brickman has testified at congressional hearings and is widely quoted in the press. He holds a B.S. from Carnegie-Mellon University, a J.D. from the University of Florida, and an LL.M. from Yale University.

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