Gardere Represents BP in its $1.4M Net Atty in Title Defect Suit

29 July 2013 News

Law360 covered an Oklahoma federal judge ordering Chesapeake Exploration LLC to pay BP America Production Co. $1.4 million in attorneys' fees. This order follows BP's $22 million win in a contract suit over title defects on wells it purchased from Chesapeake. BP is represented by Gardere Litigation Partner David M. Bates.

Judge Vicki Miles-LaGrange wrote, "To the extent BP is seeking attorneys' fees and disbursements based upon the specific provisions within the PSA, the court finds that BP is entitled to attorneys' fees."

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