Atty Sues Stephen King's Agent Over Firing, Commissions

Law360, New York (October 12, 2012, 6:19 PM EDT) -- Best-selling author Stephen King's former lawyer lodged a suit against the writer's literary agent in New York state court on Thursday, accusing the agent of convincing King to fire him and then unlawfully retaining commissions owed to the attorney.

Jay D. Kramer, who claims to have represented King for more than 30 years in book contract and movie negotiations and other legal matters, said that literary agent Arthur Greene and his wife Susan induced King to cut professional ties with Kramer out of greed and resentment,...
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