("Defendant") and to institute litigation against Defendant and anyone else believed by the Attorney to be liable. Client agrees that Attorney may associate with other law firms, experts or consultants in prosecution of this litigation.
For its services, Attorney agrees to accept the engagement on a contingency basis. Attorney will be responsible for all expenses, which may include, but are not limited to, filing fees, costs of travel, lodging, copying, telephone calls, postage, depositions and expert witness fees. Reimbursement of all expenses advanced by Attorney, or payment of expenses made on Attorney’s behalf, will be made before distribution of the net proceeds of any recovery. If a class is certified, Attorney will receive fees as approved and ordered by the Court. If a class is not certified and Client’s action is settled, Attorney will receive 35% of all value received or as ordered by the Court. If no recovery is made, Client will not be responsible for Attorney’s fees or any expenses paid by Attorney. Attorney is not required to pursue any appeals.
Client grants Attorney an Attorney’s Lien on any recovery in this matter. Any disputes under this agreement shall be resolved by binding arbitration in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, pursuant to the rules of the American Arbitration Association for commercial arbitration.
NO ATTORNEY CLIENT RELATIONSHIP IS CREATED UNTIL YOU ARE SPECIFICALLY ADVISED, IN WRITING THAT FEDERMAN & SHERWOOD HAS ACCEPTED YOUR CASE.