NY Corporate Attys File $1M Suit Over Soured Partnership

Law360, New York (May 23, 2012, 4:56 PM EDT) -- Two name partners at New York-based corporate boutique Bryant Burgher Jaffe LLP sued the third for $1 million on Monday, with Gopal Burgher and Scott Jaffe accusing Seth Bryant of undercutting Jaffe’s bankruptcy practice at the firm and expelling Burgher from the executive committee.

In a complaint filed in New York state court, the partners claimed that Bryant violated their partnership agreement and undermined Jaffe’s nonadversarial bankruptcy business for the firm by insisting that his business would create a firm conflict of interest, even though no...
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