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A former Rogers & Wells partner who was asked to resign over a series of client overcharges may be entitled to lifetime retirement benefits, a Manhattan appellate court has ruled.
Former litigation head John J. Sheehy, who agreed to take early retirement in 1995, claimed the firm had breached an oral agreement to pay him lifetime benefits under its partnership agreement. The court found that the partnership agreement did not require a written agreement to grant supplemental retirement payments, New York Law Journal reports.