Adam Joseph Resources v. CNA Metals Ltd.


(United States Fifth Circuit) – Held that a Houston law firm should be allowed to intervene in a lawsuit to protect its right to a contingent fee. The firm’s client and the opposing party had allegedly conspired to cheat it out of its deserved attorney fee for work on a matter involving a foreign arbitral award. Remanded with directions to permit intervention and consider the law firm’s claims on the merits.