Weinstein accusers' lawyers could get 10 times more than clients, sources say

Lead attorney for women could receive 25% of payout in settlement which would end most civil lawsuits

Lawyers representing alleged victims of Harvey Weinstein could get as much as 10 times more than some of the accusers themselves if a controversial settlement deal goes ahead, legal sources have told the Guardian.

Last week it was reported that more than 30 women accusing the disgraced Hollywood mogul of sexual misconduct had reached a tentative settlement deal. If approved in court, the settlement will bring to an end most of the civil lawsuits pending against him.

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Source: theguardian
Weinstein accusers' lawyers could get 10 times more than clients, sources say