Akin Gump Faces Suit Over Canceled Partner Retreat

Law360, New York (February 19, 2009, 12:00 AM EST) -- After canceling a partner retreat planned for April at San Diego's Hotel del Coronado, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP has been hit with a breach of contract lawsuit from the seaside resort.

In a lawsuit filed Feb. 10 in San Diego Superior Court, the luxury resort alleges that the law firm breached its contract and should cough up $385,950 in liquidated damages or actual damages to be determined at trial.

Jim Leary, chief operating officer of Akin Gump, said Thursday that he was trying...
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