Pope's Resignation Throws Spotlight on Lawyers Handling Long-Running U.S. Sex Abuse Litigation

With Pope Benedict XVI's surprise announcement that he is stepping down as pontiff, we caught up with the Minneapolis-based plaintiffs' lawyer who pioneered sex abuse litigation against the Roman Catholic Church in the U.S., reached out to the Holy See's chief legal representative in this country, and tallied the fees accrued by one Am Law 200 firm that has cornered the market on diocesan bankruptcy work.

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