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Bid for attorney fees came too late, court says (access required)

An executive who successfully defended a trade secrets action and then filed to recover attorneys’ fees was too late, under a ruling this month from the Supreme Court of Virginia. The court said the rules required the executive to seek fees – authorized by a contract – in the initial lawsuit, not in a separate action ...